Tuesday, May 3, 2016

National Drinking Water Week

Without drinking water, life as we know it would cease to exist. The human body is made up of 70% water, and we have to stay hydrated with good, high-quality fluids if we are to survive. In honor of National Drinking Water Week, Culligan Lake of the Ozarks is here to celebrate quality drinking water in our local community.

National Drinking Water Week: May 1-7, 2016

Water is at the basis of practically every beverage we consume on a day-to-day basis, including soft drinks, lemonade, tea, and coffee. Even when we are not drinking water directly, then, our bodies are still using the natural hydration that water brings.

National Drinking Water Week is a time specifically set aside to recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives. The theme for National Drinking Water 2016 is "Your Water - To Know It Is To Love It." In order to help you get to know the importance of drinking water (and all water in general), our Lake of the Ozarks water company has compiled the following interesting facts for you.

Fun Facts About Water
Facts pulled from Culligan International

The average human could survive without food for nearly a month, but only a week without water.

By the time you feel thirsty, your body has lost more than 1% of its total water.

Good hydration can help prevent arthritis. 

Approximately 80% of your brain tissue is made up of water.

On average, men need about 3 liters (13 cups) of water per day, and women need about 2.2 liters (9 cups).

Water makes up about 70% of a human's body weight.

Drinking water increases your metabolism, which can help you lose weight.

Good hydration can help reduce cavities and tooth decay.

More Fun Facts About Water
Facts pulled from All About Water.

Water dissolves more substances than any other liquid. No matter where it travels, water carries a certain amount of nutrients, minerals, and chemicals with it.

The United States uses about 346,000 million gallons of fresh water every day.

The average person in the United States uses 80-100 gallons of water per day. Flushing the toilet takes up the largest amount of this water.

The weight a person loses immediately following an intense workout is weight from water, not fat.

At birth, water accounts for 80% of an infant's body weight.

Thanks For Choosing Culligan As Your Water Resource At The Lake!

In light of all these facts, it's easy to see how water plays such an integral role in our day-to-day lives. We are proud to provide high-quality drinking water systems at the Lake of the Ozarks. We also offer total in-house water systems to improve the quality of water you use for everything in your home - washing dishes, laundry, bathing, etc. If you are interesting in evaluating your options for improving your water quality at the Lake of the Ozarks, give us a call! We would be more than happy to help you in any way we can.

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