If you are relatively new to the world of water coolers, then it might be fair to assume that you aren’t quite familiar with all of the terms that are used by experts in the industry. When selecting water for your delivery and subsequent water cooler refills, you will likely be offered the choice between alkaline water and purified water. Both are perfectly great choices, but in order to be as knowledgeable around the subject of drinking water as possible, it is really worth knowing what differentiates the two options. With this in mind, here is some information about the differences between alkaline and purified water.
Alkaline water is a popular choice because it has the power to neutralize the acidity in the body by increasing the pH level of the water you are drinking. Typically, ‘regular’ drinking water has a pH level of 7.5, whereas the average glass of alkaline water is higher.
There are many health benefits associated with alkaline water, such as a boosted immune system and overall detoxification. It is important to note that despite all of the various benefits that alkaline water promises, it does not automatically mean that it is purified. That depends entirely on where the water has been sourced and can often be a key factor in a person’s decision when choosing between alkaline water or distilled water.
Purified or distilled water is achieved through the process of collecting water vapor through a heating method, which results in leaving behind any harmful contaminants, bacteria, chemical or viruses that might have previously been present in the fluid.
There is no doubt that this water is as safe as you can possibly get, but something that puts a percentage of people off is the fact that whilst the process certainly removes anything bad from the water, it can also remove a degree of the valuable minerals that the water has as well.
As a result, the taste of distilled water can often be described as ‘flat’ compared to alkaline water, choosing between one or the other is very much a matter of personal preference and what you value more in your water. If you want to lower acidic conditions from your body in a simple way, alkaline is probably the way to go, but if safety and freedom from contamination is your primary goal, then distilled water is the choice that is going to offer you the most sanitized form of drinking water that you can possibly have.
No matter whether you want to choose alkaline water or purified water for your water cooler refills, the good news is that Urban Oasis is a company that offers both choices to all customers. All the information that you might need is on our website and a member of our team is always happy to answer any questions that you might have. We are ready and waiting to help you out in any way that we can to ensure a constant and healthy water supply.