Filtered Water Facts

Chlorine in drinking water - friend, foe or both?

The majority of drinking water we use does not get the advantage of natural environmental filtration. Adding chlorine to drinking water is necessary to safeguard against waterborne nasties, which is great. However, chlorine is essentially a bleach; unpleasant and harmful. So, what to do about it?

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How floods affect your drinking water quality

Floodwaters can pollute our drinking water quality. This can lead to indirect effects that have overbearing health implications such as damage to our water supply systems and an insufficient supply of drinking water.

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Nine interesting facts about filtered water

When you start to dig into the research, filtered water is full of surprising and interesting facts! We’ve pulled together nine interesting facts about filtered water so you can learn more about our favourite subject.

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Hard vs soft water - what’s the difference?

So, what do hard and soft water mean? The hardness comes from contact with minerals rich in calcium, magnesium and carbonates that the water passes through. At WFA, we explain which is better for you.

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Seven reasons why you need an inline water filter system

Are you thinking of swapping your water filter jug for an inline water filter? Or are you asking what is a WFA Inline Water Filter? We’ve put together the top seven reasons why you need a WFA Inline Water Filter System in your kitchen.

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Why are some water filters slow?

Why are some water filters slow? It’s a question we often get asked here at Water Filters Australia. According to WFA’s Craig Hannam, there are a number of factors that can affect the flow rate of a water filter.

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The evolution of the under sink water filter

Water filtration systems have been around for a long time… as far back as 500BC in the form of a cloth bag! We take a look at the water filter evolution – a brief history on the evolution of the under sink water filter.

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Alkaline water - is it good for you?

In our current world of wellness, alkaline diets and celebrity endorsements, there are many claims about the health benefits of ‘alkaline water’. But when it comes to alkaline water, what is it and is it really any good for you?

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How to help the environment with filtered water

When it comes to looking after the environment, we all play our part. And you don’t need to go off the grid. When we all make small changes, they do add up. Here are ten ways you can help the environment with filtered water.

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What’s the fuss with electrolytes?

So, what’s the fuss with electrolytes? Are they real or just a fad? Isn’t drinking filtered water enough to keep everything in check? We decided to lay out all the facts about electrolytes and give you the real deal.

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Different water words - what do they mean?

We often talk of the benefits of drinking enough filtered water every day – everything from a healthy brain to a healthy waistline. Here’s our quick and easy dive into the most common water words.

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Your guide to filtered water (and how to drink more of it!)

We all know that water is an essential part of life, but do you really know the facts? We’ve created a helpful guide on filtered water to give you the real deal on how much you and your family need to drink.

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Five everyday uses for filtered water

Water is essential for life: drinking, cooking or staying clean. Without fresh water we simply wouldn’t survive. At WFA, we share everyday uses for filtered water that you and your family can enjoy.

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Debunking myths on COVID-19

Every day, we’re flooded with information, advice and opinions on what we should be doing. And sometimes it can be hard to differentiate between the myths. We run through the common myths about COVID-19.

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Five reasons to put fizz in your filtered water

If you’ve got a water filter, then you’ll already love the taste of filtered water. But how about putting some fizz in your filtered water? Here are five good reasons why carbonated filtered water tastes better.

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Different ways to filter your drinking water

Filtered water is certainly the healthiest option for the entire family. There are a few ways to filter water such as water filter jugs, inbuilt water filter systems, fridge water filters and more. So, which is the best option?

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The history of water filter systems

Water is vital to every human being, to maintain our bodily systems. We have been dependent on finding clean drinking water from the beginning of time. WFA shares the history of water filters.

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Why an instant hot water filter system is a good idea

A WFA Duo instant hot water filter system is a cost effective and space saving option. It’s less than half the cost of leading competitors. It’s cheaper than the annual cost of running a 40 watt light bulb!

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The real costs of bottled water

Why are Australians so obsessed with buying something they can get for free at home? In 2015, we spent $2 billion on bottled water. At WFA, we share the real costs of bottled water and why filtered water is better.

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