Industry News

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...
Fitness and Nutrition

Something in The Water

Posted By: ADMIN, 19 August 2016, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: Rio, Rio 2016, Olympics, Brazil, Chlorine, Pool, Diving Pool, Green Water, Hydrogen Peroxide
The Olympics of 2016 are now well underway and whilst the medals have been stacking up for some of the countries taking part (well done Team GB!) the Games are still being plagued with problems. We spoke in our last post of some of the troubles that have dogged the Games this year and it seems that despite a successful opening ceremony the problems just keep on coming...
Health

Irish Water

Posted By: ADMIN, 06 October 2014, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: Irish Water, Water Bill, Water Services Allowance, Tap Water, Fluoride, Mass Fluoridation, Mass Medicating, Republic of Ireland, Chlorine, Limescale, Hard Water, Choice
As of 1st October, people living in the Republic of Ireland will have to pay water charges for the first time. Irish Water was formed last year as the Public Water System that was in place is no longer sustainable. It had been costing 1.2 billion Euro, with one billion of that money coming straight from the Exchequer. It was this lack of sustainability and a reduction in investments that has shown the weaknesses in the previous system...
Health

Naegleria Fowleri - The Brain-Eating Amoeba

Posted By: ADMIN, 09 September 2014, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: Naegleria Fowleri, Amoeba, Infection, Chlorine, Karachi, Louisiana
In the USA this week there have been fresh warnings for residents in parts of Southern America about a potentially lethal organism found in hot springs and warm freshwater. Naegleria Fowleri - even, the name sounds scary. In the St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, Naegleria Fowleri has been found in the water system, which serves 12,577 people...
Health

Hot Tub Maintenance

Posted By: ADMIN, 14 May 2014, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: Hot Tub, Spa, Cleaning, Maintenance, Legionnaires Disease, Folliculitis, Pseudomonas, Chlorine, Bromine, pH Balance, Acidic, Alkaline, water, filter, Limescale, Chemicals
Are you lucky enough to own your own spa or hot tub? In 2012 it was revealed that the top purchase for lottery winners in the UK was a hot tub with 29% treating themselves! So, if you are lucky enough to own one, are you aware of the importance of properly cleaning and maintaining your little piece of luxury? To anyone who has never had to maintain a hot tub, it will probably seem like there isn't much to do other than fill it with water and start the party! In fact, quite a bit of work goes in to maintaining a hot tub or spa! There's buying, installing and cleaning the correct filter, choosing which sanitizer, getting the right dosage of sanitizer, getting the pH balance right so that your eye balls don't sting - blood-shot eyes tend to ruin the atmosphere a little, especially when you had planned a romantic evening...

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