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Water Smarts: How To Best Use Your Bottled Water

The PET plastic used to make small water bottles (2 litres or less) is designed for one-time use. These bottles shouldn’t be refilled or reused for health reasons. Because plastic is a permeable substance, oxygen, bacteria, etc. in the air can pass through it. The thinner the plastic, the less of a barrier it creates. […]

Plastic Bottles: The Latest News

Most bottled water comes in bottles marked with the symbol #1. This indicates that it’s made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET, PETE), which is recognized as a safe plastic and contains no BPA. At Eska, we only use PETE #1, which you can find at the bottom of any Eska bottle.

Water Purification Methods: All You Need to Know

The many methods of water purification. Water does a lot more than just quench your thirst. It provides you with energy, health and vitality. Here are a few different purification methods used to clean water Distillation – Steam from boiling water is re-condensed and bottled. But while the boiling process kills bacteria, it also removes […]

What’s in the different bottled water on the market?

Spring water – Comes from an underground water source (not a public community supply). It should contain fewer than 500 parts per million of total dissolved solids. Mineral water – Also comes from an underground source but has more than 500 parts per million of dissolved solids. This type of water comes in still and […]

Know the Source: Read the Label

If the water isn’t labeled ‘spring’ or ‘mineral’, it means that it’s tap water with additional purification and a synthesized mineral package has probably been added. Water labeled ‘natural spring’ or ‘mineral’ has received an official designation. This certification is only awarded once the water has passed strict tests to prove that it’s naturally free […]

How Much Water Should We Drink?

But other factors can mean you need more than the average amount. If you have a fever, you need more water to regulate it. If you are out in the hot sun and sweating you need more. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding you will need to increase the amount of water you drink. It’s […]