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Bottled Water Is Degrading The Environment


You might have read ‘The Cold Truth About Our Thirst For Bottled Water’ – an article in the Guardian newspaper by journalist Lucy Siegle, alerting us to the cold fact that our demand for plastic bottled water is polluting the environment and degrading natural resources.

When he was Minister for the Environment, Phil Woolas went so far as to say that the amount of money spent on mineral water ‘borders on being morally unacceptable’. And we would agree.

Siegle reminds us that our hydration needs can be met from a source that is ‘rigorously tested by the Drinking Water Inspectorate and operates in a supremely low-carbon way’ – i.e. tap water.

However, whilst being a better environmental choice than bottled water, tap water poses significant problems; it contains residues of prescribed medications such as Prozac, contraceptive hormones and animal hormones from farming which all pass through sewage treatment plants untouched.

Such plants do not routinely text for the neurotoxic blue-green algae Cyanobacteria, which has been linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and cannot completely remove the slug pesticide metaldehyde, which in some areas exceeds UK and European standards. What’s more, tap water may contain carcinogens from the petro-chemical industry, asbestos, fluoride and aluminium.

We simply don’t know what the long term affects are of drinking this cocktail of impurities, both man-made and those existing already in nature. We believe that there are no acceptable levels of impurities in the water we drink.

So, what that’s the answer if you care about the environment AND your health? RODI Pure H2O.

Simply, this is water as nature intended it, free from all the impurities and contaminants found in tap water. And, additionally, no Total Dissolved Solids (TDS). (If you’re concerned about getting enough minerals and think bottled water might be a good source, read this article which debunks the mineral myth).

Our patented Reverse Osmosis with De-Ionisation process purifies tap water with a system that typically installs under your kitchen sink. It removes chlorine and organic impurities, microorganisms, scale, heavy metals, gases, nitrates, volatile organic compounds and oestrogens.

The result is Pure H2O, the purest water available.

Pure H2O is the environmentally responsible alternative to bottled water – no plastics and a massive 95+% reduction in your carbon footprint.

Our very own Quatreau Tap provides the complete answer for people who want the option of Sparkling water – it delivers RODI pure water as Boiling, Sparkling, Chilled and Hot & Cold. Click here to find out more.

Pure H2O is the totally safe, environmentally responsible alternative to both tap and bottled water. The only alternative, in fact.

We’d love to chat to you about how we can support your health and help you to help the environment. Call us on 01483 617 000 or email


PureH2O Ltd manufactures, installs and maintains the world’s most innovative water purification systems and the most technologically advanced boiling, chilled and sparkling water taps. Since 1991 we have been committed to providing our domestic and commercial customers with the purest, safest, most sustainable choice of drinking water, which helps them reduce their environmental impact by avoiding single-use plastic bottled water.

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