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Why is water so important? 

Water, the most indispensable among the body's nutrients, constitutes the largest part of body weight. If normal and healthy, the body maintains water at a constant level. The sensation of thirst keeps the body's water content within safe limits.

Water is used in virtually all body functions: digestion, absorption, circulation, excretion, transporting, nutrients, building tissue and maintaining temperature. Water carries nutritive elements to the cells; it transports waste materials and salts from the kidneys. 

  

 Questions and Answers about Bottled Water:


Question: I am doing fine as long as I consume water when I am thirsty?
You are far behind your body¡¯s requirement for water if you wait to drink until you are thirsty. It is recommended to consume at least 8 glasses of water each day. You are expected to consume more if you are active.

Question: The quality of tap and bottled water is the same?
Tap water is tested at its source and / or at the water treatment plant. However, what comes out from your tap may not necessarily be the same as what was tested at the plant. In many cases, the water, after leaving a treatment plant, must travel through long distance of pipe, where it can pick up dirt or rust or odors.

On the other hand, the water that you get in bottled water produced by a certified bottler is exactly the same as what was tested in the plant.

Question: Juice / soft drinks is as healthy as water?
No. Water is the only beverage that is without calories, cholesterol. Juice and / or carbonate water may give you extra sugar and / calories that you do not want.

Question: Which type of bottled water is the best?
There is no model answer for this question. It depends what you need. There are three major types of carboy water in the market. They are distilled water, natural water and mineralized water. Distilled water is the purest water where as natural water contains more oxygen and mineralized water contains minerals.

Tip Top Water is the only company in Hong Kong that offers three kinds of water at the same time. Please do not hesitate to contact our customer service officers to learn more.

Question: How should I store my bottled water?
Bottled water should be stored in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.

Question: Where should I place my dispensers and bottled water?
Do not place dispensers or bottled water near expensive furniture, appliances or power sources as water spill can cause serious damages.  It is recommended to place a dispenser on a plastic mat.