The UK’s municipal water supply is among the best in the world, yet drinking water quality varies greatly by region and impurities can enter your supply even from the individual pipes leading to your home.
We examine what’s really in the tap water we drink every day.
Drinking water usually comes from a municipal supply, which is safe to drink but will often feature unwanted characteristics such as sediment, unpleasant tastes and odours or a high mineral content that causes limescale build-up.
For these reasons many people utilise a water filter but how do they actually work?
Water in our bodies performs a number of extremely vital short and long-term functions – from maintaining concentration levels to reducing the risk of cancer.
View our infographic and guide, which outlines some of the key health benefits of drinking water, along with some tips on staying hydrated.
Coffee making is often described as an art form but to make the perfect cuppa you also need to understand some of the science involved.
View our infographic and guide, which outline some of the most important scientific explanations behind coffee making.
While coffee connoisseurs are keen to discuss sources and types of coffee bean, it’s often forgotten that a cup of coffee is 98% water. This makes using some form of water treatment essential if you want the best flavour.
Reverse osmosis is often the method of choice when it comes to water treatment for coffee but why does it make such great coffee?
Besides the coffee beans you choose to brew with, water is the most important element that goes into any cup of coffee – but what makes a truly beautiful tasting coffee?
Read our in depth article to find out.