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Welcome to the Cactus Water Systems blog. In the blog, we will cover subjects which we hope will be of interest to our customers. We will cover new products and news about Cactus Water Systems, in fact anything we think you might like to know and that may possibly spark a conversation.

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Published: 29 November 2021
Coffee alternatives for health and hydration this winter According to research, the average office worker drinks approximately 1,000 cups of coffee every year. Despite many benefiting from enhanced concentration and alertness when drinking coffee, it can have some nasty side effects if consumed… More details
Published: 15 November 2021
Debunking Common Water Cooler Myths It is important we stay hydrated – especially when at work or school. Studies show that just a 1% drop in the body’s water content can affect cognitive ability and mood. Adding a water cooler to a work, education or leisure space can be a great way of… More details
Published: 4 October 2021
Studies have shown that taking regular breaks at work can drastically improve workers’ mental health and productivity. The simple act of stepping away from your desk and walking to the water cooler for example, is a great way to reset and improve your energy at work. Experts recommend taking… More details
Published: 25 August 2021
  During term time children spend most of their days at school – and with a full schedule of lessons and breaks, many do not drink enough to stay fully hydrated. In fact, studies show that UK school children drink just a quarter of the water they need during the school day. Young children have a… More details
Published: 12 February 2021
Much has been written about the seismic change in consumer buying habits since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. There would appear to be a reprioritisation of what would be considered essential including a swap of the checkout line for online shopping (if you can book a slot). During the… More details
Published: 29 January 2021
In previous blogs we've talked about the importance of maintaining hydration. Now more than ever, during another national lockdown and more people working from home again, it really does make sense to drink the recommended 2 litres of water a day. A Gallup poll showed over 60% of the population is… More details
Published: 20 January 2021
We are regularly asked if installing a wall mounted drinking fountain is easy and I’m afraid the answer always has to be, it depends. In principle, wall mounted fountains are very straightforward, they simply need water in and waste away, but ‘it depends’ is down to the location of the unit and… More details
Published: 2 December 2020
In a recent blog post we discussed the innovations in the world of water coolers, focusing on the introduction of a variety of hands free units. These types of units have been available for many years but have recently come into their own this year with a much heightened awareness of the need to… More details
Published: 11 November 2020
It’s hugely encouraging to see that at last, there is a reduction in the sales of bottled water, as we become more environmentally and ethically aware. However, this reduction follows increased sales in the UK over the last 15 years. Bottled water can cost anything between £1 and £5, so what… More details
Published: 9 September 2020
The watercooler industry may not be known for its innovation, but with the need to address the growing demand for units that operate ‘hands-free’ – a number of innovations and developments have been made to ensure users can stay hydrated, safely and securely. Handsfree water fountains The… More details