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What Different Types Of Water Dispensers Are There?

Posted by on December 5th 2021 in Water Coolers

When you’re looking for a water dispenser for your office, the next question usually starts by asking what type of water dispenser do you actually need. Though you might think one water dispenser is or does the same thing as any other, there are plenty of variations to suit the size of your business and your staff, visitors, and customers. Confused? Let’s take a look at what different types of water dispensers there are and how they can benefit your business.

Bottled Water Dispensers

The classic water dispenser. Ideal for providing instant cool, ambient, or hot water at the pull of a...

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Recyclable Water Cooler Filtration For Fewer Impurities And More Taste

Posted by on December 3rd 2021 in Environment

Drinking water and staying hydrated is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. So if we’re drinking more of it, it should be the best tasting water we can get, shouldn’t it? With differences in how tap water tastes up and down the country, only pure, filtered water can give you the fresh taste you’re looking for. So how do our Thirsty Work filters work and how eco-friendly are they?

Advanced water filtration technology

Providing pure, fresh, filtered water is what we do best at Thirsty Work and at the heart of that are the internal water filters themselves. Of course, our 18.9...

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Is London Tap Water Still Safe To Drink?

Posted by on November 22nd 2021 in Environment

While London tap water may not be to everyone’s taste, it’s still perfectly safe to drink. In fact, London water is ranked among the best in the world for its quality. Drinking water safety standards in the UK are incredibly high, so it’s usually chemical or natural elements that can lead people to think it’s not safe. Let’s look at what happens to London tap water before you drink it.

Surface water vs groundwater

All London tap water is supplied by Thames Water. Covering 5,000 sq. miles, their water supply (and sewerage supply services) serves 15m people, reaching homes and businesses in...

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5 Refreshing Ways to Make London Water Less Boring

Posted by on November 17th 2021 in Benefits of Water

Water is an essential ingredient to all life. Hydrating? Yes. Nutritious? You bet. Refreshing? Of course. Delicious? Not so much… While London water is as vital to us as the air we breathe, it can taste a bit chemically. But even if you can get past that, it’s still a bit…boring. For all its benefits, plain water isn’t the most exciting – or tastiest – thing in the world to drink. But we’ve put together a list of ways on how you can make your 8 glasses of water a day tastier than ever, with something to really tickle your...

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How Much Water Do You Really Need To Be Drinking Each Day?

Posted by on November 11th 2021 in Health

Wherever we go, it’s not unusual for us to see, hear, or read information telling us we should be drinking plenty of water each day. So are we all drinking enough? Or are we drinking too much? It’s not like it’s a new health and wellness craze – it’s vital to life on earth as we know it as well as helping our bodies function properly. So how much water should we be drinking each day – and why?

How much and what should you drink?

There’s no definitive right answer on how much water we should drink each day, but we...

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The Responsible Way Of Recycling And Reusing Our Water Coolers

Posted by on November 8th 2021 in Environment

Recycling our products and using recycled materials is an essential part of how Thirsty Work operates. From eco-friendly recyclable packaging to our recyclable products, nothing goes to landfill, and that includes the main body of each of our water coolers. So what are our coolers made of and what happens to them once they reach the end of their working life?

An eco-friendly sector

Back in 2018, the government announced a new ‘plastic tax’. Coming into force in 2022, the tax will apply to any plastic packaging that’s produced or imported into the UK that doesn’t contain at least 30% recycled plastic.


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Is It Safe To Drink Mains Water With Added Fluoride?

Posted by on October 27th 2021 in General, Health

The fluoride level in mains drinking water has long since been a controversial topic. Though a natural mineral that’s found in every supply at differing levels, there’s been a long-running argument between the risks and benefits of artificially adding more. But news is filtering out that fluoride will begin to be added to drinking water across the UK in a new attempt to fight tooth decay.

Rising tooth decay in the UK

We’re all aware of fluoride being a common and essential ingredient of everyday toothpaste, so why do we need extra into our water supply? The fluoride mineral is found in...

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5 Steaming Good Reasons Why You Should Invest In A Hot Water Dispenser

Posted by on October 12th 2021 in Hot Water Dispensers

Giving you instant hot water at the push of a button or pull of a tap, a hot water dispenser is the most sensible way forward for both home and office kettle users. With today’s eco-conscious way of living, an efficient and energy-saving hot water dispenser might see the humble kettle getting unplugged permanently – at home and in the office. Together with an unlimited supply of hot water, here are five more steaming good reasons why one of our Thirsty Work hot water dispensers could be the new kid on the block in every kitchen.

1. Steaming hot water

With each...

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Touchless Water Dispenser Options To Keep Your Employees Safe At Work

Posted by on October 6th 2021 in Water Coolers

As employees return to their workplaces, employers are responsible for following any government guidelines to ensure COVID restrictions and safety are in place for their staff. Keeping your offices and workplaces clean and safe isn’t an easy task, but it can be made easier by introducing a touchless water dispenser, giving your staff and visitors confidence while staying healthy and hydrated at work.

Water dispenser health and safety

Health and safety in any workplace are important all the time, to ensure all staff and visitors are protected and looked after. But as the global pandemic continues to advance – albeit more slowly...

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How We Keep Our Refillable Water Bottles Out Of Landfill

Posted by on September 28th 2021 in Environment

Recycling plays a crucial role in reducing the global need to rely on the earth’s diminishing natural resources. As a responsible and environmentally-conscious company, Thirsty Work is aware of the impact we may have on our surroundings. And only by taking bold steps to reduce our impact can we make a difference. So another part of our eco-friendly practices is to ensure all our refillable water bottles are recycled without ever ending up in landfills.

Refundable bottle deposits

Many Thirsty Work customers across the country choose our mains fed water coolers, accounting for around ⅔ of our coolers that are in use...

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