Childhood hydration at the centre of attentionExpert tool launched to encourage children to develop healthy hydration habits
New research shows nationwide inappropriate use of sports drinksOver 11 million adults across the UK, including over a quarter of all men, are drinking sports drinks when sitting at their office desks. And despite being the most suitable for the majority of recreational sports-participants, almost 80% of respondents forget to drink water before exercise.
NHC secures ASA ruling on Strauss WaterThe Advertising Standards Authority has today (28.03.2012) ruled that Strauss Water must put a stop to their misleading and inaccurate statements about bottled water.
Wenlock Spring becomes a memberThe Natural Hydration Council (NHC) and Wenlock Spring have announced that the bottled water producer has joined the industry organisation. This means the NHC now represents nine producers and 24 brands.
NHC appoints general managerThe Natural Hydration Council has restructured its management team and has appointed Kinvara Carey as its first General Manager. Kinvara starts on 1stFebruary 2011 and joins from Freud Communications where she worked with leading brands including Walkers, Pepsi and Mars.
Natural Hydration Council doubles membershipFour further bottled water companies have today announced their membership of the Natural Hydration Council (NHC) – doubling the number of industry members and bringing the total number of brands that support the Council’s campaign to 211.
Scottish teenagers’ hydration habits revealed
Less than half of teenagers in Scotland are actively choosing to drink water during the school day according to new…
Less than half of teenagers choosing water in school
Current guidance on healthy diet and lifestyle is having a limited impact on behaviour change in 13-16 year olds according…
Just half a bottle of water could help students during exam time
Remembering to drink water during exams could make a big difference to the performance of over 2 million young people…
Only 1 in 3 drinks consumed by children are ‘good for their teeth’
New data commissioned by the Natural Hydration Council (NHC) shows that just over 1 in 3 drinks consumed by primary…
‘Sinful Saturday’: the cut off point for weekly health resolutions
Over half the population make “new week resolutions” One in ten give up by Friday and a further one in…
Drink as I do: The influence of parents’ drink choices on children
The unintentional influence parents have on kids’ drinking habits Children are three times more likely to drink fizzy drinks if…
New report shows almost two thirds of drinks in Kid’s TV are soft or fizzy
New report, The TV Water Shortage, looks at what drinks are consumed across popular UK television programmes.
Shepley Spring joins the Natural Hydration Council
The Natural Hydration Council (NHC) is pleased to announce that Shepley Spring Water has become its ninth and newest member.…
During the summer when the weather is warmer the need to consider our fluid intakes becomes especially important. With this in…
Water consumption rises as Brits more health aware
New research reveals water is the only drink UK consumers are drinking more of
World Kidney Day: Cases of kidney stones soar
Emergency admissions for kidney stonesThe medical terms for kidney stones are calculus of the kidney and calculus of the kidney…
Natural Hydration Council announces its first industry conference
The Natural Hydration Council announces its ‘Hydration for Life: Can we do more?’ conference on 28th October 2015 in London.
Heat wave sweeping Britain
Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 36 degrees in some places this week. Whilst most of us will…
GPs reveal UK ‘tired all the time’
One fifth of GP visits down to tiredness and fatigue. Dehydration thought to be the cause of one in ten consultations for tiredness ans fatigue.
Montgomery Springs joins the Natural Hydration Council
Montgomery Spring Water becomes the NHC’s newest member.
World Water Day 2015
European bottled water sector supports efforts towards sustainable development
World Kidney Day: Case of stones on the increase
Emergency admissions for kidney stones increased by 136% in the last 10 years.
Lancashire school wins the Wise up with Water challenge
CBBC presenter Stefan Gates delivers Wacky Water Workshop to Wise up with Water challenge winning school.
60% of the population drink just one glass of water, or less, a day
The majority of people in the UK (59.4%) drink just one glass of water or less a day.
Survey reveals significant gaps in children’s nutrition knowledge
New education campaign launched as fruit juice and sports drinks seen as‘essentials for survival’ by children.
Technical and Regulatory Support for Bottled Water Producers
The Natural Hydration Council (NHC) is pleased to announce the formation of its Technical Working Group.
Britain basks in hot weather
16 July 2014: The Met Office have predicated a wave of hot weather to appear this week and much of…
Sports drinks fuel teens gaming and TV time
Nearly a third of teens drink sports drinks designed for high intensity exercise while at the cinema, watching TV or…
Festival goers advised to ‘think if you drink’ to help avoid dehydration and hangovers
The festival season is in full swing and according to the Met Office the forecast for the rest of the…
How hydrated is Britain?
A survey carried out by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) shows that 89% of the population is not drinking…
Myths about bottled water still confusing consumers
Myths about the safety of bottled water could be leading consumers to make less healthy drink choices. That’s according to…
Schoolchildren could be going for 18 hours without a drink
Experts urge parents and teachers to become more aware of children’s hydration needs Children could be going for as long…
That’s a weight off my…bottle!
Bottled water producers have reduced PET packaging by over 10% in the last 5 years 6 June 2013: Members of…
Parents call for greater access to drinking water in primary schools
New research reveals concern over provision of water in schools for children aged 4 – 10 years old 5 May…
European bottled water industry achieves 10% gain in water efficiency
Second benchmarking exercise shows continuous improvement over five years 24 April 2013: Based on the results of its second water…
UK Bottled Water growth accelerates
4 April 2013: Zenith International’s 2013 UK Bottled Water market report, its 22nd annual edition, shows that overall volume sales grew…
Study shows water may help support children’s performance
7 November 2012: Research from a new study suggest that having a drink of water may improve children’s visual…
New research shows nationwide inappropriate use of sports drinks
3 April 2012: Over 11 million adults across the UK, including over a quarter of all men, are drinking…
NHC secures ASA ruling on Strauss Water
28 March 2012: The Advertising Standards Authority has today (28.03.2012) ruled that Strauss Water must put a stop to their…
Wenlock Spring becomes a member
5 January 2012: The Natural Hydration Council (NHC) and Wenlock Spring have today announced that the bottled water producer has…
NHC appoints General Manager
27 January 2011: The Natural Hydration Council has restructured its management team and has appointed Kinvara Carey as its first…