What’s the difference between mineral water and Virgin Pure water?
Our WaterBars take ordinary tap water (which goes through strict filtration and purification processes carried out by the UK water authorities) and triple-filters and purifies it to give pure, great-tasting water, hot or chilled at the touch of a button. The bad-tasting chlorine is reduced by 99% and impurities such as dirt and rust that may get picked up on the journey through the extensive UK mains water pipes are removed. All of the essential minerals stay in your water, therefore Virgin Pure water is like mineral water on tap.
What’s the real health significance of bottled water compared to tap water?
Tap water and the various brands of bottled water contain minerals, varying in composition and concentration depending on the source. In addition, tap water has chlorine added to protect it on its route to your tap. Our triple filtration and purification process removes the chlorine from the water but leaves all the essential minerals.
Is the UV lamp safe and healthy to use?
The UV lamp used in our WaterBars is a proven purification technology. This technology is safe to use and all of our WaterBars are tested and comply with strict safety standards. The UV system is placed in a closed container and there is no danger of exposure.
The UV illumination does not alter the water’s composition but exterminates bacteria present. After chlorine has been removed from the water – bacteria could grow again but the UV lamp ensures that this doesn’t happen.
What do the filtration and purification systems treat?
The water passes through a triple filtration and then a UV purification process. A mesh at the inlet pipe removes larger particles such as dirt, a sediment filter removes smaller particles such as rust and sand and a carbon filter eliminates organic matter and other contaminants, removing 99% of bitter-tasting chlorine.
The UV purification process uses a UV lamp to kill 99.9% of micro-living organisms and unwelcome bacteria.
What’s an activated carbon filter?
The elimination of chlorine and other organic substances are efficiently executed by the active carbon. The accurate combination of different sized particles will enable absorption of a wide range of contaminators. This process is significant for water purification systems and water filtration systems, and an important component of our WaterBars.
Do your WaterBars treat limescale?
Our WaterBars don’t filter out limescale (a crystallization of the natural, healthy and essential minerals Calcium and Magnesium), which can be found in water, but they prevent the crystalline limescale from causing a snow globe effect of white flakes in your water. So you get all the goodness of having the Magnesium and Calcium minerals without any of the nasty white flakes you get in your kettle!
Why’s it important to replace the filter and the UV lamp on time?
From the moment the filter is installed, germs and particles will accumulate on it as they are taken out of your water. The replacement of the filter on time will ensure ongoing water quality and great-tasting water.
The carbon loses its ability to filter properly after a period of six months.
The UV lamp will have a number of activations. After a while there will be a gradual decrease of power. As its power is diminished it doesn’t provide optimal extermination of bacteria.
Is fluoride maintained in the water?
Our WaterBars don’t change the mineral composition of the water, so they don’t extract the fluoride. For further questions regarding the fluoride, please refer to your local water authority as the fluoridation process varies from authority to authority.
Is chlorine filtered from the water?
Our WaterBars include an active carbon filter which removes 99% of chlorine and its nasty taste.