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Drinking enough water throughout the day is absolutely essential for your health. It helps every tissue, every cell, and every system function at their best. Which is why the quality of water you drink matters. Yet, most still believe that all water is equal.

If you’ve ever had the tap water from Florida or North Carolina, you know this is not true!

With all the options on the market, it’s hard to know which one to choose. In this blog, we’re going to compare tap, distilled, and purified water to see which is best for your health.

Hint: it’s the water from our systems!

Tap Water

Regular tap water filtered for drinking is usually safe thanks to the standards set by cities. But that doesn’t mean it always is. As we saw in Flint, Michigan and in cities all over the U.S., tap water can easily become contaminated.

Because of this, it is best to invest in water you can feel confident drinking. Even in America, where contamination isn’t widespread, it is safest to drink distilled or purified water.

Distilled Water

Distilled water is a form of purified water that goes through a distillation process to remove protozoa, chemicals, heavy metals, viruses, and more. It is one of the purest forms of water you can find which makes it a common go-to for medical practices. But just because it’s purer, doesn’t mean it’s better – especially as drinking water.

Is it Safe to Drink Distilled Water Every Day?

The process of distilling water doesn’t just remove the bad stuff, it takes out the good stuff as well. This means that by only drinking distilled water you’re missing out on some vital minerals such as magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium.

Purified Water

Purified water is tap water, free of all of its impurities, chemicals, bacteria, fungi, parasites, metals, and contaminants. Many states have guidelines for the purification of their drinking water, but as we have heard numerous times, even in America our drinking water isn’t always the healthiest.

Installing your own reverse osmosis, or purchasing a separate bottleless water cooler can help you find peace of mind in the safety of your drinking water.

Is Purified Water the Same as Distilled Water?

As you may have gathered, purified water and distilled water are not the same. The main difference between the two is the purification process. Distilled water is purified as the name suggests, through distilling it. Purified water can be purified through reverse osmosis, or a through a 5-step process like the ones all of our water coolers use.

What is the Healthiest Way to Drink Water?

Drinking clean, pure water is absolutely necessary for your wellbeing. But with all the options on the market, knowing which kind to drink can be a challenge.

Let us take the guessing out of it for you. Our bottleless water and ice systems take regular tap water through a 5-stage process including reverse osmosis and a remineralization stage.

Purified Water at Your Fingertips

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We provide bottleless water coolers for your home or office in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, or Massachusetts. Get in touch with us HERE or try one of our water and ice coolers FREE for seven days.