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Apps, Tips & Tricks to Help You Drink More Water

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Water is absolutely essential to life. As human beings, we are made out of nearly 60% water. To say water is a vital element of life is a serious understatement, but many people are chronically dehydrated and falling short of their recommended 64 ounces per day. While many people have their reasons for not drinking enough water – noting that they don’t like the taste, or they simply don’t feel thirsty, or they forget to sip on it throughout the day – it’s critical to make sure you get enough water each day. To help you stay hydrated and healthy, we’ve compiled a list of helpful tips and useful apps to encourage you to drink up!

How to Become a Water Depot Franchisee

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Are you looking for a fresh and exciting business adventure?

Franchising a Water Depot store might be right up your alley! Fresh, clean and pure water is essential and should be widely available. As a Water Depot franchisee, you have the chance to do just that! In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at some of the benefits of partnering with Water Depot and the steps to take, so that you can get started on this great new adventure!

Benefits of Drinking 8+ Glasses of Water a Day

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Do you drink enough water everyday?

Drinking a few glasses of water here and there might give you the idea that you’re drinking enough, but few of us actually hit the right amount on a regular basis. The truth is, drinking the right amount of water daily can improve your life in so many ways. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at the health benefits of drinking eight or more glasses of water every day and how you can accomplish your goals with ease.

Top 7 Reasons Why You Need to Treat Your Water at Home

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It's time to make a lasting change in your lifestyle and quality of life altogether! The installation and long-term use of a water purification system can change the way you look at the water you drink – for the rest of your life! Regardless if you have a UV water treatment system, water softener, or reverse osmosis system, there are so many amazing benefits to be had!

How to Easily Remove Fluoride from Your Water

Filling glass from water from the tap.

Home water purification systems can benefit you and your family in many ways. Mainly, by improving the taste, odour, and overall quality of the water. They do this by removing many of the pesky contaminants that make their way through modern plumbing systems and water treatment plants. One of the most well-known impurities that make it through is fluoride. In fact, fluoride is actually added or naturally occurring in most tap water.

To learn more about the fluoride in your drinking water and how to remove it if you wish, read on.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Ultraviolet Water Purification Systems

Glasses of water

If you’re like many other Canadians, then chances are you spend a good amount of time trying to make the healthiest decisions for you and your family. As you may already know, drinking water is essential to a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle. In fact, many studies have shown that adults should be drinking at least eight glasses of water a day. With such a high water intake, it’s important to ensure that the quality of your water is up to par. With help from an ultraviolet (UV) purification system, that can become a reality.

Let’s take a closer look at what UV water purification systems are and how they can help.

The Importance of Testing Your Water

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We all need water to survive. No matter where you reside, be it a house in the suburbs or a high-rise apartment downtown, or even a rural cottage or farmhouse in the country, you deserve to enjoy clean and fresh water. That’s just the thing though, with water it’s so difficult to tell just how pure and clean it is. Unless it’s emitting a funky odour or is a bright green colour, chances are you won’t be able to notice if something is amiss. That’s where water testing comes into play. There are some great benefits to having your water tested, that can affect the quality of the components of your home, to the health of you and your family. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of testing your water.

10 Incredible Ways to Drink More Water Every Day

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Are you having trouble drinking enough water every day? You aren’t alone. Many Canadians find it difficult to drink the recommended amount of water every day. Life can become overwhelmingly busy in the blink of an eye. While you’re juggling responsibilities such as work, relationships, children, and social commitments, it’s understandable if your daily water consumption falls through the cracks. Luckily, there are some things you can do to ensure that you drink more water every day.

Let’s dive in!

The Truth About Plastic Water Bottles

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Plastic water bottles are many things. Convenient, yes. Reusable, sure. But they are also extremely bad for the environment, very expensive, and can even be harmful to your health. Unfortunately, the bad highly outweighs the good when it comes to plastic water bottles. Millions of plastic water bottles are used and simply tossed away all around the world, every single day. There is a variety of sustainable and cost-effective alternatives to plastic bottles that are available to us, but first, let’s take a closer look at the truth about plastic water bottles.

How to Remove Lead from Your Drinking Water

Water pouring into a glass.

Drinking enough water every day is essential to your best health. Since it’s recommended that adults drink at least eight glasses of water a day, shouldn’t we do our best to ensure that this essential fluid is of the best quality? Tap water, although quite regulated and seemingly clean in developed countries, can still have impurities lingering in it. One of the most common is lead. Many studies have shown that consuming water with traces of lead in it can be harmful to your health. Luckily, there are things that you can do to ensure that your drinking water is clean and free of harmful contaminants.

How to Remove Chlorine from Your Tap Water

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Did you know that there is chlorine in your drinking water?

In fact, chlorine can be found in the water used throughout your home! And in most bottled water, too. The primary use of chlorine in water is to kill bacteria and maintain the purity and cleanliness of this essential fluid. You may have heard that little voice in the back of your head that’s asking, “is it safe?”

Everything You Need to Know About Sparkling Water

Glass of sparkling water

Drinking water regularly is so important for your health. As important as staying hydrated is, many find it difficult to remember or keep track of how much they have consumed. As a rule of thumb, you should always aim to drink at least eight glasses of water a day. But after a few glasses, you might find that the taste gets a little boring, never mind eight!

The Importance of Home Water Treatment

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What’s in your water?

Although municipal government-run water treatment facilities do a wonderful job of keeping our tap water clean, unfortunately, some contaminants do make their way through the system. That’s where home water treatment systems can come in handy. These systems work hard, night and day, to reduce the contaminants from the water that you use to drink, bathe, and essentially, live.

What are Water Softeners and How Do They Work?

Washing dishes at the sink

Picture this:

Softer skin and shinier hair. Sparkling dishes and glassware. Bright and soft laundry. Protection from scale build-up and corrosion for plumbing fixtures and appliances. Sounds too good to be true, right?

Lucky for you, these benefits are just a water treatment system away! Introducing, water softeners. 

Water Quality Isn’t Just a Rural Concern

Water Treatment Plant

It’s very common for city dwellers to assume their drinking water is perfectly clean. The unfortunate truth is, urban water treatment plants can’t catch everything. Many contaminants and bacteria can slip through the cracks, and some can even be picked up along the way as water travels through your pipes. As they always say, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Installing a water treatment system within your home can help to catch and eliminate many of these impurities, while at the same time delivering water that tastes fresh and pure!