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Here we will keep you up to date on all things water related.

Water Coolers for Schools

Water Coolers for Schools

Numerous studies have shown that children need to maintain good hydration throughout their day - it is a crucial component to their being able to better pay attention, retain information, as well as contributing to their overall well-being while at school. As an...

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Water and Our Body’s Fluidity and Motion

Water and Our Body’s Fluidity and Motion

Recently we referred to the importance of water equates to energy. We also blogged about how vital water is to aid muscle and joint health. It may seem that we belabour the point; however, we do so because it’s all true. As with any other beings on Earth, we all need...

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Water = Energy

Water = Energy

I looked up the 3 Laws of Energy in order to present them in this blog, however, my energy levels are somewhat reduced as I haven’t been drinking water as I usually do and it was a little more difficult than I thought to simplify what these laws entail. What I do know...

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Top Office/Home Hydration & Health Tips

Top Office/Home Hydration & Health Tips

With so many of us working remotely and our usual workplace habits out the window, it’s no surprise that we may have adopted somewhat unhealthy practises, which are now adversely affecting our health and well-being. From not eating regularly, snacking when hungry to...

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Wake Up, Get Up, Water Up and Go!

Wake Up, Get Up, Water Up and Go!

Feeling lethargic during seasonal change is nothing new. How you counter that lethargy though, could be new as well as quite life changing as to how it affects your day. One of the simplest methods to counteract sleep lethargy impugning on the rest of your day is to...

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Health at the Water Cooler – Bright Eyes

Health at the Water Cooler – Bright Eyes

Eyes contain a whole universe their own. Some of the names of parts of the eye include trenches, radial contraction folds of Schwalbe, cones, rods and more Latin than one can oculus. Whereas we often refer to how vital drinking enough water is to our body’s health and...

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Drinking Water and World Book Day

Drinking Water and World Book Day

With World Book Day on the horizon, we thought it prudent to look at the connection between good hydration habits and one’s ability to read better. And not only to read better, but how drinking a sufficient volume of water daily not only assists with the brain's...

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Countering Cold Weather Dehydration

Countering Cold Weather Dehydration

While the current cold weather seems wont to extend its icy hold over the UK our instinct may be to hydrate less, this is a mistake. When it’s cold, we may tend to think that we dehydrate less easily than we do when it’s warm, but this is often not the case. *What...

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Witticisms at the Water Cooler III

Witticisms at the Water Cooler III

It has been a while. In a while, crocodile? Longer than that. The length of five crocodiles, from tip to tail perhaps. Think of this instalment as a great refresher in time for the festive season. Where you could become one of those walking, talking cracker inserts,...

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Water Cooler Health: The Art of Balance

Water Cooler Health: The Art of Balance

Irrespective of what stage of life we are at or what aspect of life we’re approaching, we are forever exhorted to maintain balance. Researching ‘maintaining balance’ produces multiple results, the majority which refer to a work-life balance. While not surprising, we...

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Water, Wellness and You

Water, Wellness and You

Maintaining even a modicum of the usual fitness levels can be difficult during normal circumstances; during periods of social distancing, they may seem well-nigh impossible. We don’t all have a home gyms or exercise equipment in our place of residence. For many of us,...

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Water Cooler Health – Hydrating your Heart

Water Cooler Health – Hydrating your Heart

Your heart is your body’s powerhouse: essentially, it’s an engine that drives you. The heart is a muscle – albeit an incredibly complex muscle that relies on, amongst a whole host of other functions, electrical impulses to keep beating. As with all vital organs, the...

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International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day

Ahh, a day that globally makes the hearts of bookworms beat a little faster.  World Literacy Day is more than that, of course.  The rather sad reality according to UNESCO is that ‘at least 750 million youth and adults still cannot read and write and 250 million...

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Four Fresh New Tips for Better Hydration

Four Fresh New Tips for Better Hydration

Hydrate to break the cycle of stress. There’s no doubt that our stress levels have ramped up significantly this year. Where we are all doing all that we can to be kind, look out for and keep each other safe, dehydration can easily exacerbate stress. The quickest,...

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Water Cooler Hacks – What Can We Do?

Water Cooler Hacks – What Can We Do?

During these rather unprecedented (for many) circumstances, it’s natural that we tend to focus on what we aren’t able to do: can’t this, can’t that and the list goes on. As the saying goes, when all else fails, opt for simple (okay, there’s no such saying, but adapt...

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Watercooler friendly Topics

Watercooler friendly Topics

While the weather seems determined to keep our pursuits indoors for the foreseeable future, it may be time to refresh suitable topics of conversation to chat about while you’re on a break out at your water cooler station with your colleagues. Tech: comparing notes...

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Drinking Water and your Brain Power

Drinking Water and your Brain Power

During some recent research I was quite amazed and impressed with the extensive scope of our brain function. What was even more surprising was how something as simple as increasing our water consumption has a radical and almost instantaneous positive effect on brain...

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H2O at Halloween

H2O at Halloween

Contrary to popular opinion, the origins of observing Halloween aren’t American - but actually those of ancient Celts throughout Britain, Ireland and northern France. With the Romans invading Britain around 43AD, it is believed that they also added their rituals of...

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Britons don’t drink enough water

Britons don’t drink enough water

There’s no disputing that we Britons don’t drink enough water.  According to various surveys and research, just 1 in 10 of us consumes enough water to qualify for being adequately hydrated. This is a cause for concern, as maintaining even the minimum levels of...

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AquAid weigh in on the great chocolate debate

AquAid weigh in on the great chocolate debate

At AquAid we are, of course, primarily interested in promoting proper hydration – and we achieve this through encouraging the installation of the right water coolers in suitable spaces throughout the UK. What we mean by the ‘right water coolers in suitable spaces’ is...

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The Love Water Campaign

The Love Water Campaign

Last month saw the launch of a very important initiative in the UK – the ‘Love Water’ campaign! We all know that clean and safe drinking water is essential not only to our physical wellbeing, but also for our economic survival, and so the British public are being...

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National Tell A Joke Day

National Tell A Joke Day

Friday 16 August is #NationalTellAJokeDay. It might only be applicable in the US or in hashtag land, but we’re always up for a good laugh – as Milton Berle said ‘laughter is an instant vacation’ – so we jumped at the chance to have our own little chuckle around the...

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Gardens Also Suffer During Heat Waves

Gardens Also Suffer During Heat Waves

We’ve all been sweltering in the heat wave this week! Understandably we’ve been visiting the office water cooler more often during the day to replenish all the water we’ve lost, but it’s not only our bodies that suffer during these extreme times – our gardens are also...

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Children and Heat Waves

Children and Heat Waves

As adults we know when we’re feeling the effects of a heat wave and dehydration, we know it means making far more regular trips to the water cooler and canteen, we know it means conserving our energy; but with children it’s a lot more challenging. Children don’t...

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Wit at the Water Cooler

Wit at the Water Cooler

Today, 01 July, is International Joke Day. From what I’ve seen online this seems to have produced the lamest jokes instead of those that produce that involuntary snort where you spray your first glass of water or morning cuppa all over your desk. Perhaps a Monday is...

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