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Is Toxic Lead Piping Affecting The Water And Pupils In Your School?

Posted by on September 20th 2021 in Environment

The UK has some of the highest standards in the world for the mains water supply going into schools up and down the country, with strict tests and checks carried out to ensure it stays that way. But while the water quality is outstanding, the pipework in your school may be inadequate, negatively affecting your water supply – and your pupils.

UK Water quality standards

With 25 water suppliers covering the UK, each delivers and maintains the essential water – and sewerage – systems we use every day, meeting tough UK and EU standards along the way. As well as ensuring every...

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The 5 Benefits Of Staying Hydrated

Posted by on September 14th 2021 in Health, Helpful Advice

Although it might seem like a basic, everyday fluid, water is one of the most important nutrients our bodies can consume, as well as being vital for keeping us and everything else alive. Maintaining our hydration is crucial in helping the essential daily functioning of our body, from our brains and our insides to our muscles and joints. Alongside plenty of others, here are just 5 benefits of drinking more water and staying hydrated.

1. It boosts your mental and physical energy

Around 75% of our brain is made up of water, so it makes sense to drink plenty of water to...

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Do Hot Water Dispensers Have Filters For London Water?

Posted by on September 10th 2021 in Hot Water Dispensers

It’s a well-known fact that UK mains water supplies can taste different from region to region. With plenty of people in London rejecting the ‘chemically’ taste of their mains water, they’re turning to the natural taste of fully-filtered water from a cooler. But what about hot water dispensers? Do they have filters to improve the taste of London water or do they serve another purpose as well?

Kettles vs hot water dispensers

For any London office or workplace with multiple employees, the number of kettles being boiled over the course of a working day can very quickly mount up. And if overnight...

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What Is Sustainable Water Management And How Can We Achieve It?

Posted by on September 3rd 2021 in Environment

Our planet Earth only has a finite amount of natural resources. So the key to conserving water – one of the most precious resources of all – is to bring in sustainable water management. While it’s essential that we all get more environmentally-friendly in the way we live from day to day, what does sustainable water management really mean and how do we do it?

What Is Sustainable Water Management?

In a nutshell, sustainable water management is ensuring there’s enough clean, fresh drinking water to meet the needs of the current and future generations, as well as for domestic, farming, industry, and...

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Why It's Important – And Essential – To Recycle Every Plastic Water Bottle

Posted by on August 23rd 2021 in Environment

Making sure you’re staying hydrated and drinking enough water every day is crucial to maintaining a healthy body and mind. But it’s just as important to think about where your water comes from. If you’re buying bottled water, it’s essential for the environment, the oceans, and future generations, to recycle every single-use plastic water bottle.

The key to successful recycling

Recycling is now more important than ever. Over the years, more resources have been put into our councils, allowing them to collect and recycle more items from every UK household. From food waste to clothing, glass and paper, there’s not much that...

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The Next Step In Cleaner, Greener, And More Efficient Water Deliveries

Posted by on August 17th 2021 in Environment

The Thirsty Work vehicle fleet is just as crucial to us as it is to each of our customers who rely on their regular water deliveries being on time. So our continued investment in technology, systems, and processes has allowed changes in a key area in our operations to help us drive efficiency, reduce energy, and cut emissions.

Eco-friendly water delivery: Maximum efficiency and reductions

As we look to be as green as possible, we’ve analysed every area of our production and distribution methods. Alongside long-term investment, plus active management and monitoring of our systems, we work with our vehicle fleet providers...

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Why Does London Water Taste So Different To Water In Other UK Regions?

Posted by on August 10th 2021 in Environment

Taste in all food and drink is subjective – what might be taste heaven to you might be taste hell to someone else. But one thing many people notice is how different the tap water tastes in different parts of the UK, with London water often on the receiving end of some harsh criticism. So why does London water tastes so different?

UK water sources

Water’s ‘hardness’ is often the reason why water tastes different all over the UK with levels ranging from very hard to moderate or very soft. But tap water everywhere comes from two main water sources which can...

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Thirsty Work Bottled Water Has The Lowest Carbon Footprint Of Any Packaged Drink

Posted by on August 3rd 2021 in Environment , Water Coolers

It’s no secret that our bottled water comes from a spring 60m underground that produces a naturally filtered supply of mineral-enriched, great-tasting, pure water. And that info is made even better when we can say that bottled water has the lowest carbon footprint of any packaged beverage. It helps give our customers a sustainable choice for their bottled water while boosting our own green credentials.

Responsible sustainability

There’s a large spotlight being shown on most environmental matters these days – and rightly so. It means all companies, including Thirsty Work, need to work harder to minimise their environmental impact and introduce and...

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How You Can Help Save The Planet By Using Water Coolers

Posted by on July 26th 2021 in Environment

It’s well known that fresh drinking water is essential to our health and wellbeing, and of course, to life itself. Despite this, it’s a valuable commodity that’s in short supply around the world. And with single-use plastics continuing to cause environmental damage, here’s how you could do your bit to help save the planet by using an eco-friendly water cooler at home and in the office.

A precious natural resource

Although it’s the one thing the whole of humanity needs to survive, water that’s drinkable is a dwindling natural resource. According to Friends Of The Earth, “97.5% of the world’s water is...

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Or Office Needs A Water Cooler

Posted by on July 20th 2021 in Water Coolers

Having a water cooler anywhere in your business or office is more important than just giving staff a chance to have their water cooler chats. It’s a cost-effective, energy-efficient, and eco-friendly way to benefit them – and you – in plenty of different ways. So here are 5 reasons why your business or office – and your staff – needs a water cooler.

1. Water is good for you

Not just another soundbite, but actually true. It reaches muscle tissue and other parts of your body that other fluids can bypass – and being sugar-free, it’s a key part of having a...

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