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What is in Your Dog's Bowl?

Posted By: ADMIN, 03 September 2018, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: pets, bowl, Plastic, BPA, dermatitis
We often see and hear about which water bottles, plates, cutlery we should or shouldn't be using because of BPA used in the plastics to make them but how often do we hear about BPA in our pet bowls? Many people don't give this a thought as we feed our pets or change their water in their bowl. For example many people will just give a water bowl a quick rinse, afterall, it's water bowl so how dirty can it be? Well, very apparently...
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Pesticides in Drinking Water

Posted By: ADMIN, 11 April 2017, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: Pesticides, Drinking Water, Impurities, University of Iowa, Activated Carbon, Carbon Filter, filter
We are all aware that there can be a lot of impurities in our tap water, despite the fact that this water has already been treated at water authorities. For the majority of us in the UK our water is treated with chlorine, which is a disinfectant, to keep the water safe to drink as it travels down pipes to our taps. In some areas, chloramine is used instead of chlorine...
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Water Saving Week 2017

Posted By: ADMIN, 21 March 2017, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: Water Saving Week, World Water Day, Waterwise, water, Save Water, Future,
This week is Water Saving Week 2017, the third annual event and coincides with World Water Day. There has never been a better time to give more thought to how we use water and how much we use. Chances are, if you are reading this, you probably have access to a supply of clean, constant water that is safe to drink and it most likely, doesn't cross your mind that one day, you may not have it...
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Cold Water Better Than Hot Water?

Posted By: ADMIN, 10 January 2017, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: Cold Water, Hot Water, Ice Bath, Katherine Hepburn, Calories, Hair, Skin, Chlorine
Do you prefer your water room temperature or ice cold?   Whichever way you prefer your water, there can be some benefits from having ice cold water on tap, not just drinking water too!   If you can stand it, a cold shower can help you burn calories more quickly. This is because when your body gets in contact with cold water it starts working harder to bring your temperature back to normal...
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WaterAid Making a Difference in Mozambique

Posted By: ADMIN, 15 November 2016, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: WaterAid, Environment Agency, Mozambique, water, Sanitation,
We have spoken before about the charity WaterAid and the work they do in countries where most people do not have access to clean, safe water. Recently they sent a worker from the Environment Agency to see exactly how money raised can make a difference. Emily Gordon is a representative for the Environment Agency's corporate charity - WaterAid...

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