The trend for the past few years has been for people who enjoy drinking water to drink it from a bottle instead of from the tap. People rightfully do not trust what may be contained in their drinking water from the city, so they buy water in bottles, because that water is believed to have been filtered. However, just because your water is bottled does not necessarily mean that the water is the best for you. There are many bottled water companies have lax filtering methods, and they also source their water from questionable places.
Waiakea water is not like all the other water brands, nor is it like all the alkaline water brands. Most companies will put their water through a machine to change it’s pH level so that they can call it “alkaline water”. It is important to keep your body alkaline, because otherwise a highly acidic system will cause problems to your health. It is recommended that you keep your body at a pH level of 7.4. Most people believe that water has a pH of 7, which is neutral, but a lot of waters actually have a pH level in the 3 to 7 range. Waiakea water registers with a pH level of 8.2, which puts it in the range of being highly alkaline when compared to other water.
When Waiakea Water started in 2012, the founder and CEO Ryan Emmons had a desire to use his company to help the environment and seek ways to live sustainably. When he was living in Hawaii with his uncle, there was a water source near a volcano where the household got their water. When Emmons tasted the water, he believes it was the best water he had ever tasted. When he left college, he had a desire to take a risk and build his Hawaiian volcanic water company, known as Waiakea water.
The company is dedicated to both preserving the environment and creating something that advances the world in some way. Waiakea water is the first certified carbon neutral bottled water in the US, so they are already changing the water industry.