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Cocaine in our drinking water???

You never know what lurks in your drinking water, see link article below from the Daily Mail. Make your drinking water safe for you and your family with the Kinetico K5 Pure Ultra – designed to deliver bio-pure water by removing 99.99% of viruses and 99.99% of bacteria. You can enjoy plentiful, pure drinking water when you need it giving you complete peace of mind! Read more

I'll drink to that!

I'll drink to that!

Many of us have resolved to improve our health and our diet for the New Year. You’ve probably heard a lot about good cholesterol versus bad cholesterol, the importance of fiber, when to eat protein, and where to cut carbs and sugar. These are all important issues. I’m reminded though, that one of the single most valuable steps you can take towards improved health and diet is simply to drink more water! Read more

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Thames water quality re-analysed

Scientists assemble a remarkable 140-year record of water quality in the River Thames that details the inexorable rise of nitrate pollution.

The archive is thought to be the longest for any river in the world. Putting it together involved hunting down old paper documents detailing monthly water tests. Some of them even had to be retrieved from the US. The Bristol University-led team says the record provides a true baseline against which measures to keep the great river clean can now be judged. But it also illustrates just how intractable the issue of nitrate pollution has become. Read more

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PHAM News: Why water softeners can help raise the efficiency levels in buildings

Water softening systems can increase the energy efficiency and longevity of heating and hot water services in commercial buildings so argues John Bisset, Operations Director at Kinetico.

With fuel efficiency and carbon reduction top of the agenda, building services consultants and contractors should consider the positive contribution effective water treatment technology ran make, especially in hard water areas. Building services equipment which is specified for its energy efficiency at the design stage can be quickly compromised in its performance by the build up of scale. This is a common problem in hard water areas of the UK, including London and the South Last. Small amounts can form within weeks and just 1.6mm of scale can lead to a 12% loss in heating efficiency. Read more

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Do washing machines really 'live longer' with Calgon?

Which? tests whether the Calgon jingle rings true...

Calgon claims its tablets extend your washing machine's life, but we found no convincing proof that washing machines really do 'live longer with Calgon' when we put it to the test. Read more

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Fluoride in the water - even if you don’t want it!

A health trust has become the first to force through a move to add fluoride to tap water to fight tooth decay in children.

If you are concerned with fluoride in the water, our K5 Drinking Water Station can remove everything from your water that is not water. Read more

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Minister orders fluoride to be added to water

ALAN JOHNSON, the health secretary, will this week tell health chiefs in areas of England with the highest rates of tooth decay to add fluoride to the water supply to improve the dental health of poor children.

If you are concerned with fluoride in the water, our K5 Drinking Water Station can remove everything from your water that is not water. Read more