Benefits of tap water
UK tap water is of the highest quality in the world. When it comes to tap, there are many reasons why this is the best way to remain hydrated.
Tap water: a snapshot
Exceptional quality Tap water is of high-quality: all our water is regularly monitored by the water companies and test results are 99.6% quality compliant.
Popular Our tap water in the UK is so good that it's already popular: 4 out of 5 people drink it on a regular basis.
Trusted Tap water is a trusted option: 94% of people are satisfied with their drinking water supply.
Constant supply Tap water is readily available: it is supplied constantly to our homes, workplaces and public spaces.
Very low cost Tap water is the lowest cost per litre of any drink you can buy. If you consume between 1.6. and 2 litres per day you can meet your hydration for the whole year for less than £1.
Good health depends on good hydration
Water is one of the basic nutrients that we all need (along with carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, proteins and minerals) but it is often overlooked or taken for granted.
Water helps to maintain hydration which has impacts right down to the cellular level, allowing the body to function efficiently and effectively.
The effects of dehydration can occur quickly and while many fluids will allow the human body to hydrate, tap water is the best option from a freshness, cost and sustainability perspective.
Proper hydration promotes effective concentration allowing us to carry out tasks and activities effectively. It is also essential for people recovering from illness and taking medications and is one part of a strategy to prevent the onset of obesity or diabetes.