BY: Hilary Brueck, Business Insider
In the US, consumers usually assume that the water coming out of our taps has been thoroughly tested and is safe to drink.
But residents in more than 30 communities around the country have found out that’s not the case.
In states including Colorado, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, and North Carolina, local water systems have been contaminated with toxic chemicals called PFAS, which stands for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
FAYETTEVILLE – Le Bleu Central Distributors, a provider of Le Bleu vapor compression distilled water and cooler systems, has announced that it will be expanding its distribution facility in the Cumberland Industrial Center (CIC) to include distillation and bottling operations. The company will invest over $1.2 million and create three full-time jobs.
Article By: Fitday Editor, fitday.com
One of the benefits of drinking water is that adequate hydration has a huge impact on your immune system. Water helps all of your body’s systems function at optimum levels. Drinking plenty of water flushes toxins and ensures that your cells get all of the oxygen they need to function as they were meant to. Here’s how drinking water affects your immune system.
Forget juice cleanses, the only liquid your body really needs is a nice tall glass of H2O.
Article by Sandra Gordon, Parents Magazine
It fends off dehydration, helps regulate weight, and even prevents cavities. Here’s how to make sure your child chugs enough of the wet stuff.
Article by Georgina Berbari, Elite Daily
on HEALTHY HABITS
Sixty percent of your body is made up of water. Which basically means you, and I, and every other human in the world, are all just giant cucumbers with anxiety. I don’t know about you, but I’m actually totally down with being a delicious veggie, anxiety and all.
While some people might argue that it’s silly to spend money on something you can get for free, buying bottled water actually has its benefits.
“YOU CAN COUNT ON BOTTLED WATER WHEN IT COMES TO RELIABLE, SAFE, AND CONSISTENT QUALITY.”
When it comes to quenching your thirst, nothing does it better than convenient, healthy, safe, zero calorie bottled water. It’s the smart beverage choice. When looking to make healthy lifestyle choices, one of the simplest changes you can make is to drink water instead of less-healthy sugary beverages.
Two Wilson companies will add several new full-time jobs each, a combined investment of more than $6 million, according to officials.
That announcement came after Jennifer Lantz, Wilson Economic Development executive director, formally asked county commissioners Monday evening for a public hearing regarding incentive packages for Le Bleu water and United Tobacco Co.
HENDERSON – The City of Henderson and the Franklin County Public Utilities Department on Tuesday were ordering customers to boil their water before drinking it or using it to cook or make ice.
The county agency gets its water from Henderson, and that system has low pressure because of problems with pumps at the Kerr Lake Regional Water Plant, the city said in a statement posted on its website.
The problem began on Monday, officials said.