By now most of us are aware of the fact that we have to drink water regularly throughout the day and not only when we are doing physical labour or sport. This is due to the fact that the human body is made up of around 70% water and this balance needs to be maintained.

It is not just good enough to drink water though; one must ensure that the water you are drinking is safe to drink, clean, healthy, and chemical and pollutant-free. While the tap water in most developed countries is fairly pure, most of it still contains some pollutants, such as trace elements of chemicals that can have long-lasting cumulative effects on your health. Tests in various countries have also found both pharmaceutical and recreational drugs in the tap water.

The best drinking water is, without doubt, natural spring water. Unfortunately most of us do not have access to a natural spring and many of the bottled water companies marketing “spring water” are charlatans.

The following qualities make for the best drinking water; make sure your drinking water has at least three of the following qualities:

  1. Alkaline pH: The best drinking water will have an alkaline pH of between 7.0 and 9.5, and contain a good amount of alkaline minerals like calcium and magnesium;
  2. Anti-Oxidant:  Ionised drinking water has a negative oxidation reduction potential and therefore neutralises free radicals and slows the aging process in the body;
  3. Contaminant Free: The best drinking water contains no toxins like synthetic chemicals, radioactive substances, toxic metals, bacteria, viruses, or any treatment additives such as chlorine or fluoride;
  4. Mineral Rich: The water will still contain all naturally occurring minerals;
  5. Taste:  If your drinking water does not taste good, you will not drink sufficient water to stay hydrated.

Of course, investing in a mains water cooler with a good filter is the best way to ensure that you are drinking the best quality drinking water. Contact Living-Water for a free quote.