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Water for health


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If you are what you drink, then people in the South West are healthy, sparkling and incredibly refreshing company

According to the government's Drinking Water Inspectorate, the water that comes out of our taps is of the highest quality the region has ever known at 99.98% compliant.

Such high levels of drinking water quality are clear evidence of the success of major investment in relining and replacing our water mains recent years.

Water for health

  • It is important to keep our bodies hydrated with plenty of water.
  • Dehydration is the enemy of looking and feeling good.
  • One in four people don't drink enough water and believe that other drinks, like tea, coffee or beer, are adequate substitutes. There is no substitute for water. Diuretic drinks might stimulate us temporarily but they do not re-hydrate our bodies.

    Water facts
  • Drinking seven or eight glasses of water a day is recommended for good health in adults
  • Water is your body's most important nutrient. You could survive for about a month without food, but only five to seven days without water.
  • Drinking the recommended daily amount of water reduces the risk of developing kidney stones, bladder cancer and urinary infections.
  • Not drinking enough water can result in dehydration, lethargy, headaches and constipation.
  • More than 75% of our hunger pangs are signs of thirst.
  • Drinking the right amount of water everyday will make you feel and look healthier.


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