Bottled or tap water?Water coolers. News 01/11/2015
El Prat de Llobregat, November 2015
The demand for bottled water has been increasing worldwide since the beginning of 21st century. In 2004 the global consumption of bottled water was 154.000 million liters, 57% more than five years earlier. In 2011, according to National Association of Bottled Water Companies (ANEABE),the tendancy changed and the bottled water consumption in Spain became 107 liters per year per inhabitant.
As in everything else, both categories have their supporters. Following there are some arguments in favor of each choice.
In favor of tap water: is almost free, as good as bottled water, eco-friendly, avoid the intake of harmful substances from the bottle.
In favor of bottled water: avoid the chlorine, less likely to cause bacterial infections, avoid harmful substances from domestic water supply.
Canaletas offers a broad range of drinking fountains and water coolers to its clients in order to satisfy both the bottled and tap water supporters.
The hydration is also important in the winter
Contrary to popular belief due a lower sensation of thirst during the cold months, it is still very important an adequate hydratation both from inside and outside.
In winter we notice less the feeling of sun exposure, but the UV rays still can be harmful, it is therefore crucial to protect and moisturizing the skin. Similarly as it occurs during the summer months, it is important to keep the body hydrated from the inside by drinking two liters of water per day and eating fruits in addition to the consumption of tea or herbal infusions.
The cold water temperature of Canaletas drinking water fountains and water coolers can be regulated by a thermostat and some models even offer room temperature water, facilitating the water consumption during the less hot months.
Canaletas is a family company founded in 1965 which focuses its activity on designing and manufacturing different kinds of drinking fountains and water coolers, and also commercializing water filters. It has more than 50 different models adapted to the requirements of the customer, as drinking fountains for companies, factories, home, schools ... etc. Placed in Barcelona, the company has delegation in Madrid and an extensive network of distributors covering the entire country. Canaletas is also present in Europe, North Africa and Middle East countries.
Nowadays, Canaletas is the most experienced manufacturer of water coolers and drinking water fountains in Europe and is characterized by its innovative spirit, which is represented by numerous patents registered during its 50 years of history. The company, now run by the second generation, is known for the quality of its products that stand the test of time and have a longer "life cycle" than most of the other water coolers and drinking fountains on the market.