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5 Common Ways Of Purifying Water

There’re a couple of ways you can purify water. In this post we shall be looking at five of the most common, how they work and how effective they are: Continue reading

The Benefits Of Drinking Distilled Water

Simply put, distilled water is water that has been rid of contaminants through distillation. The basic process of distilling water is pretty simple; water is heated to its boiling point which turns it into steam, the steam is then condensed in a clean container leaving the impurities behind. Continue reading

Fluoride in Drinking Water – Is It Safe?

Fluoride is a natural mineral that is found throughout the crust of the earth and is also widely distributed in nature. Some water supplies and plants such as tea have been found to naturally contain this mineral. Continue reading

The Dangers Of Lead In Drinking Water

The Dangers Of Lead In Drinking Water

Lead is a heavy metal that when consumed by humans could cause serious health issues especially for young children aged one to five. Although people can be exposed to lead through a number of ways, the most common means of exposure remains to be the consumption of contaminated water. Continue reading

Update: Gastro Outbreak in Havelock North confirmed to be caused by contaminated water.

In the News: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/83204490/havelock-north-should-fingerscrossed-find-out-if-their-water-is-safe-today

 

Here’s how to guarantee your tap water is 100% safe to drink!

 

Campylobacter is a bacteria that can be found in untreated or not properly treated water. When the bacteria is ingested by humans it causes Gastroenteritis (an infection of the gut) leading to diarrhoea, nausea, and vomiting which tends to last about 3 days. If symptoms are severe and go untreated this can lead to dehydration. Continue reading

Death in Hawke’s Bay Rest Home May Be Linked to Water

A death in a Havelock North rest home may be linked to a waterborne disease that has caused hundreds of children to miss school. Continue reading