We’re really proud of our tap water, so we went on a mission to encourage more people to drink more water, more often . . . and we were willing to do just about anything to get you slurping – including taking a talking water cooler to the streets of Newcastle and Sunderland! We took our talking water cooler out and about to entice passers by to drink more of our great tasting tap water.
Take a look at what we got up to in the video below.
It’s really important to drink plenty of water to stay healthy and hydrated. Our tap water in the north east is one of the is one of the highest quality tap waters in the UK, and it comes from some of the most amazing surroundings. It’s local, it’s fresh, and it’s great value for money. It’s checked for quality at every stage of the treatment process 24/7 and delivered straight to your tap. Drinking plenty of water has a whole host of benefits.
Our bodies need water to survive. Without water we would die in less than a week. Water in blood helps deliver food, oxygen and other useful things your cells need to keep going. By drinking plenty of water you can help to prevent a range of problems from headaches to kidney problems.
If you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated. Mild dehydration can have an impact on concentration and performance. We lose water just by breathing. Unless we replace the fluid we become dehydrated and this affects our body’s performance, exercise will feel much harder and we will begin to feel tired. If you experience cramp during exercise it’s a sure sign you have become dehydrated.
Drinking plenty of water can help you to:
Lack of water (dehydration) can lead to:
Water is a naturally healthy drink. Many artificial drinks are high in sugar, caffeine and artificial additives. Water doesn’t harm your teeth, is calorie and cholesterol free and is available straight from the tap. It’s also is great value for money.
The amount you need depends on what age you are, how active you are and what the weather is like.
You can infuse water really easily with any combination of fruit, vegetables, herbs or spices.
Water also is fast becoming the beverage of choice first thing on a morning. What better way to start your day than with a fresh drink of tap water to get you ready for the day ahead.
Cold or hot drink – it’s up to you. Here is the perfect recipe to improve digestion, stimulate the liver and cleanse the body from within, and help you feel great for the rest of the day.
Pop some slices of lemon into a jug of tap water and leave in the fridge overnight. You may prefer to take the rind off.
For hot drinks, pop a slice of lemon into freshly boiled water which has been left to cool slightly. You may also like to add a few sprigs of mint.
Around 20% of our daily water comes from food, especially fruit and vegetables.
Drinking plenty of water is really important, but why not give your body a boost with these top ten super hydrating foods.