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Fluoride in Water

Posted on: October 22nd, 2013 by admin

Fluoride in Water: Good or Bad?

There is big debate as to whether fluoride in the water is good or bad for your health and if it should be introduced to the UK water supply. It is an issue that we have followed closely because any changes to water supply affect us all.

Fluoride can be found in the water supply in some parts of the UK. In fact around half a million people in the UK receive water into their homes which has fluoride in it naturally. The amount of fluoride in the water supply varies depending on whereabouts in the UK you live. However, 5.5 million people receive water that has had fluoride added and this figure may be increased as the government and local councils continue to debate whether fluoride should be added to the water supply. The government recommends that fluoride should be added to the water in areas where the amount of naturally occurring fluoride is low.

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Hard Water and Plumbing

Posted on: September 26th, 2013 by admin No Comments

We all know that unclean drinking water can seriously damage our health with germs and chemicals disrupting how our bodies work. Exactly the same is true when it comes to your household plumbing – hard water can have just as detrimental an effect on pipes in your home as it blocks them up with limescale deposits. When it comes to hard water and plumbing, it is what’s hidden that is most worrying. Limescale in pipes can add to already rocketing fuel bills and lead to expensive emergency plumber callouts.

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What is in Tap Water?

Posted on: September 20th, 2013 by admin No Comments

It is a question that we hear all of the time – what is in tap water? is tap water safe to drink? Although tap water is classified as ‘safe’ to drink there are a number of chemicals that are found in a glass of uk tap water that have detrimental affects on your health. The chemicals and amounts vary depending on the area where you live. The following infographic shows you the commonly occurring chemicals that can be found in a glass of tap water.

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Fracking and Water Supply

Posted on: August 30th, 2013 by admin No Comments

Here at Aquatec, we have been following all of the developments and debate around fracking closely for a number of years now. The impact it could have on our water supply is a very real concern and worthy of our attention.

In recent months the debate has intensified as fracking or hydraulic fracturing  is imminent in some locations across England.  This has sparked heated debate and protests, most notably in West Sussex as Cuadrilla started drilling an exploratory oil well in Balcombe.   (more…)

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