Welcome To Our Blog

Welcome to our Blog

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

Small Ways to Save Water

Small Ways to Save Water

With the heatwaves and minimal rainfall experienced across the UK this year, UK government bodies and environmental groups have warned that unless we have heavy rainfall this winter, we may be facing water restrictions of some kind in 2019 – which is worrying to say...

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Halloween Water

Halloween Water

It’s nearly time for one of our favorite holidays, and if you have young children at home then you’ll understand how excitement levels begin to reach dizzying heights as the day approaches. Costumes need to be made; decorations need to be dragged out of storage and...

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Hypothalamus | Thirst | Water Cooler

Hypothalamus | Thirst | Water Cooler

We feel thirsty; we head over to our closest water cooler and we drink water – simple problem, simple solution. But have you ever wondered exactly how your body knows when to feel thirsty and what triggers this reaction? The answer begins with your hypothalamus. Your...

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Lemon Water Benefits

Lemon Water Benefits

If you’re making regular trips to your water cooler to make sure your body remains well hydrated so that it can perform optimally – well done! But if drinking regular water is starting to feel a little ho-hum, then maybe it’s time to mix things up a little, and an...

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The Water Cooler and Your Body

The Water Cooler and Your Body

We all know that drinking water is essential to our wellbeing and that without it, our bodies would cease to function properly; which is one of the many reasons why regular trips to your water cooler are so important. But what exactly are some of the bodily functions...

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Which Fluids and Foods Dehydrate?

Which Fluids and Foods Dehydrate?

We all know how important it is to remain properly hydrated, but that doesn’t just mean ensuring we make regular trips to the water cooler and eat water-rich foods every day, it also means avoiding those foods or drinks which can counteract our good efforts and leave...

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Water Cooler Weight Loss

Water Cooler Weight Loss

What do your water cooler and weight loss have in common you might ask? And the answer would be that while water itself is not a miracle fat-burner, drinking water can definitely help you to lose weight. The reason for this is that very often...

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Exercise and the Water Cooler

Exercise and the Water Cooler

Dehydration is not something that only happens to athletes – it can occur regardless of age, circumstance or fitness levels – but the process is often accelerated when we exercise, so it’s especially important before we begin any activity that we make the water cooler...

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Keeping your Cool – Summer 2018

Keeping your Cool – Summer 2018

Or as Martha sang, ‘Heat wave …. uh … heat waaaaaaave …’ Or as a fellow FB’er posted … ‘Don’t we just call this summer?’ Anyhow, tamayto, tomado, whatever the weather, the fact remains, when the temperatures soar, do you know how to keep...

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The Cost of a Bad Supplier

The Cost of a Bad Supplier

Choosing the right water cooler or water boiler for your company is not always an easy task. Once you’ve established what your needs are, you have to shop around for a reputable supplier and then choose from a myriad of different models and plans. It’s a long-term...

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Welcome to AquAid South Kent

Welcome to AquAid South Kent

Located in South East England, our AquAid South Kent  branch is one of our longest standing branches and is owned and managed by the very experienced Manetta Leigh.  Based in Eythorne, Manetta and her team supply an extensive range of innovative and high-quality water...

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AquAid Reading

AquAid Reading

Located in South East England, our AquAid Reading branch opened its doors in 2000 and is owned and managed by the highly-experienced Steve Wood. Steve and his team supply an extensive range of innovative and high-quality water coolers and dispensers to offices,...

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AquAid Swindon

AquAid Swindon

AquAid Swindon opened its doors in 2001 and is owned and managed by the very accomplished Alex Freedman. Based in Wiltshire, Alex and his team supply an extensive range of innovative and high-quality water coolers, dispensers and boilers to more than 600 customers in...

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AquAid and Moore Blatch

AquAid and Moore Blatch

By now, we hope, you’re all aware of what we at AquAid are all about. We are a premium water cooler supplier who has been supplying a range of high quality water coolers and water related products to our customers, the length and breadth of the U.K. for more than 25...

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AquAid Cumbria (& Newcastle)

AquAid Cumbria (& Newcastle)

AquAid Cumbria, situated in Carlisle, services 24 locales in and around Cumbria and is a region full of fascinating facts. For example: If you want to be knighted, without having to give money to a political party, then Piel Island, located just off Barrow-in-Furness,...

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AquAid in Essex

AquAid in Essex

The AquAid Essex branch is one of our longest standing branches and is managed by the highly-experienced Darren Brooks. Based in Basildon, Darren and his team pride themselves on the superior service they provide to more than 3,000 customers. Since 1999 AquAid Essex...

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AquAid in London

AquAid in London

Since its humble beginnings in 1992, AquAid has grown to the extent of being equipped to supply an extensive range of Bottled and Mains-Fed water coolers, water dispensers, water boilers and water related products the length and breadth of the UK. Today, AquAid boasts...

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AquAid in the City – Glasgow, Scotland

AquAid in the City – Glasgow, Scotland

Although I have been assured that Scotland only receives six days of summer a year, the Scottish people I’ve met cheerfully weather the Scots weather (yes, that repetition is intentional) with a wonderfully positive attitude and a great sense of humour, none more so...

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AquAid in Town – Bristol

AquAid in Town – Bristol

I’ve always had an affinity for Bristol – not sure if it’s because it’s a coastal port and I have seafaring in my blood (my Grandad served in the Royal Navy in WWII on the HMS Dorsetshire, which was built in the Portsmouth docks), or because there’s something about...

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Switch it up ways with Water for Spring

Switch it up ways with Water for Spring

Spring is apparently upon us, so hopefully with temperatures on the rise, the keeping fit and getting in shape for summer is becoming priority One.  This means (hopefully), that one’s water intake will increase too. To make your water intake more fab and fun, herewith...

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Update 2016 – AquAid and the Africa Trust

Update 2016 – AquAid and the Africa Trust

AquAid donations to the Africa Trust in 2015 increased from £807,457 to a phenomenal £847,309 in 2016.  This meant that last year an additional £39,852 was donated to the Africa Trust. In Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi, this involves training and small loans for some of...

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AquAid and April Fool’s

AquAid and April Fool’s

Love it or hate it, the day will soon be upon us. Personally, I’ve never been a fan, perhaps an underdeveloped sense of humour, but there’s no denying that there have been some awfully clever April Fool’s pranks played over the years. The French call the day Poisson...

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Doolally at the Water Cooler

Doolally at the Water Cooler

If there’s one thing I love, its words. Long words; clever words; descriptive words; short words; double-entendres – they all make me smile. What I love in particular though are euphemisms, or adjectives that have formed through colloquial speech and are either...

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The origin of Valentine’s Day

The origin of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, for some, is both one of the most dreaded and alternatively, most anticipated days in the February calendar, for a variety of reasons. Dreaded because the day seems to have morphed into a rather commercialised and forced day of having to publicly...

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Stormy Weather, Water and Doris

Stormy Weather, Water and Doris

I was reading up about weather storms and wondered why it is that most storms are named after women. I couldn’t seem to find a definitive answer though – some sites indicated that a few decades ago it was usual to assign female names to hurricanes but no other storms...

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More Water Cooler Etiquette

More Water Cooler Etiquette

Confusing queues We’ve all come upon the scene: There’s Mr Smooth, elbow cocked up on the butt of the water bottle, chatting up Mrs Coy - a road block between you and the sweet nectar. So you wait, reluctant to intrude on their conversation but unsure when it will...

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Cables under Water

Cables under Water

Recently in my neck of the woods we had a huge brou-hau-hau with a well-known ISP (internet service provider). It was a bun fight of note. I don’t know about where you are, but where I am, service providers have a rather unpleasant habit of blaming other service...

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