Have you ever wondered where your empty water bottles end up? More than 90% of bottled water waste ends up in the landfill. They take over 100s of years to disintegrate causing bigger and bigger piles of waste accumulating.  Then they end up reaching the ocean causing harm to the aquatic organisms.

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An Under-sink water filter is a permanent solution for filtered drinking water. The under sink water filter is also called a pressure filter as it is under pressure at all times as it is connected to the cold mains water supply. They are designed to be plumbed in under the sink and come with a spout that is fitted on the counter. It is a sleeker and stylish alternative for a long term solution and clutter free bench top.

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Cryptosporidium

29/09/11 11:04 AM

Cryptosporidium is waterborne parasite that sizes over 4 microns. It lives in a hard leathery shell and causes severe flu-like symptoms when ingested. Once they are in the human stomach, the hard shell is softened with the digestive fluids. Four protozoa living inside the cyst are broken free and allowed to reproduce and live in the human body. They are mainly found in the small intestine where they corrode the walls as they multiply.

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In untreated water, the main cause of apprehension in drinking would be bacteria, cysts and viruses when it comes to microorganisms. The sizes of these microorganisms are also measured in microns. The pore size of the ceramic does not directly relate to the removal properties with respect to the size of the microorganism. In the case of a sieve, there would be typically only one layer to filter the required particles. But in the case of the ceramic cartridge, there are millions of layers that the microorganism needs to pass through before it could leave the filter.  

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Stainless Steel Water Filter

29/09/11 10:59 AM

Stainless steel water filters are quickly becoming the highest quality water filters available in the market, with the worlds leading manufacturers of water filters switching to the material for producing their top tier goods. The reason for doing so is not simple durability, however, also the quality of the drinking water it generates. Recent studies discovering traces of Benzene, or Benzol, which is an organic chemical compound being found in a wide variety of plastic water bottles and water filters.

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Life Saving Water Filter

29/09/11 10:58 AM

Lifesaver water bottle is an innovatively designed portable water filter (bottle), which is aimed at developing countries and disaster stricken areas. Michael Pritchard is the founder, inventor and CEO of the Life Saver Water Bottle - he first had the idea for developing the portable water filter after 2004's Tsunami disaster.

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Recent research suggest that 86% of Australians are dehydrated on a daily basis. A survey revealed that commonly people believed that soft drinks and coffee was a good source of hydration, when in fact these types of beverages actually leave your body even more dehydrated over the course of a day. Not only do such beverages not hydrate the body, however, there high sugar content brakes down in the body and becomes acidic.

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Staying hydrated during pregnancy and breastfeeding is important. It is recommended that as a pregnant mother, you should drink 3 litres of water a day*. It is therefore essential for you to choose the water that is best adapted to all of yours and your baby’s needs.

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500 mls Of Power

29/09/11 10:56 AM

Drinking half a litre of clean pure water first thing in the morning is the best way to kick start your day. The human brain is 94% water, during a nights sleep your body naturally becomes very dehydrated - by drinking 500 mls of water as soon as you wake up you rapidly rehydrate the body and consequently make your mind sharp.

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Quality Water Filters

29/09/11 10:55 AM

If your reading this article the chances are your in the market for a quality water filter that gets the job done. If you feel anything like I did when purchasing a water filter for the first, second, third or 4th time - then no doubt your confused not only by the number of brands of water filters available, but also the filtration technologies they utilise.

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