Another Successful Manitoba Marathon

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It takes months of planning, and then it’s over in just a few hours. The 2019 Manitoba Marathon is in the books, and we couldn’t be happier with how the day went.  Thanks to cooler temperatures and some light rain, the conditions were ideal for all the participants.   As the official water supplier of the Manitoba Marathon, World of Water …

3rd Annual Bottled Water Drive!

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Over the past 2 years, our amazing customers have donated over 38,000 bottles of their branded water bottles in order to help supply those in need of water during the hot summer months. We are continuing our efforts this year, and once again calling upon our customers for support. This year we will focus on supplying both Main Street Projects …

Supplying Water to the Manitoba Marathon, What’s Involved?

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World of Water has been the official water supplier of the Manitoba Marathon since 2006. Having 13 years’ worth of experience has been a definite asset when it comes to planning and implementing our delivery strategy on the day of the Marathon.  We wanted to provide some insight as far as what is involved on Marathon day from World of Water’s …

Red Cross flying water into Shamattawa after treatment plant failure.

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Bottled water is being flown in to supply the remote northern community of Shamattawa First Nation after a failure at the water treatment plant. The Red Cross is flying 14,000 litres of bottled water to the community from Thompson. Shamattawa is about 745 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg and 361 kilometres northeast of Thompson. The water flown up on Friday will supply …

Spring Cleaning? Don’t forget about your Water Cooler!

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Whether in an office or at home, an unsanitary water cooler can alter the taste of the dispensed water or even worse, cause sickness. Cleaning and sterilizing of the reservoir and dispensing taps is recommended at least once per year and more for high traffic areas that are less than sanitary. Dirt, coffee and pollution get trapped in your cooler …

Are you Dehydrated?

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Dehydration is when you lose more water than you take in. This makes it harder for your body to do some basic jobs, like keep your temperature steady and clear out waste. You lose water in your sweat, tears, and every time you go to the bathroom. Even breathing takes a little out of you. How Lack of Water Affects …

Flooding threatens water safety in 1 million wells (in the Midwest).

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Record flooding in the Midwest is now threatening the safety of more than a million private water wells. The National Ground Water Association estimates that people living in more than 300 counties across 10 states have their groundwater threatened from bacterial and industrial contamination carried by flood waters. The 10 states include: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota …

Health Canada Sets New Guideline for Lead in Drinking Water

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Based on the latest science, Health Canada has updated the drinking water guideline to reduce the maximum acceptable concentration of lead from 0.01 mg/L, which was set in 1992, to 0.005 mg/L. The guideline was updated in collaboration with the provinces, territories and other federal departments. Lead levels in Canadians have fallen dramatically over the past 30 years because of strong actions …

Exciting New Product, The Genie Water Pump

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World of Water is excited to announce an affordable new way to enjoy DewDrop Distilled water – The Genie Automatic Water Pump! The Genie Pump is the perfect answer for dispensing drinking water from a standard 5-gallon (18.9L) bottle, with a simple push of a button! The powerful built-in electric pump is powered by rechargeable batteries, so batteries never need …

Water, sewer rates on the rise, along with price tag for sewage-treatment upgrades

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Average Winnipeg household to pay an extra $61 this year; North End sewage plant cost now projected at $1.8B Winnipeggers are poised to pay more for water and sewage treatment this year, partly to sock away money for sewage-treatment upgrades that continue to rise in cost.The city is proposing to hike water-and-sewer rates this year by 4.7 per cent for …