Water for Your Workplace

  • 31st October 2017

Countless of studies have been made examining the effects of hydration and dehydration on both the mind and the body. One key point that keeps popping up is the importance of regular water intake throughout the day. These studies also point out that your daily water consumption can have a direct impact on your physical and mental performance – while also affecting your mood. A hydrated body and brain is a more efficient unit than a body on the brink of dehydration. Unfortunately, we often underestimate the importance of the presence of clean, drinking water for your workplace – where performance is vital. At Mirex, we believe that easy access to fresh, clean, purified water in Houston offices throughout the day is a surefire way…

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Water bottle waste and its impact on our environment

  • 15th September 2017

Plastic waste can be found in our oceans, landfills and bodies Water bottle waste and its impact on our environment is often discussed yet rarely understood. In our day to day life, we as Americans put expediency above everything, our health, the environment, and even money. As revealed by drive-thrus and plastic waste. America is one of the top 5 waste generating developed countries in the world with 35 Billion water bottles being thrown away every year, however; only 5% of the plastic we use is ever recovered. Most of our plastic waste ends up in our oceans, landfills and even our bodies, 93% of Americans over the age of 6 test positive for BPA (a common chemical found in plastic that can have lasting…

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Health and Weight Loss Benefits of Filtered Water

  • 7th September 2017

Reduces caloric intake The first way filtered water aids in weight loss is by reducing thirst. Many times thirst is mistaken for hunger, drinking a glass of filtered water before every meal is a quick and easy way to reduce caloric intake, which leads to weight loss. Filtered water also relieves bloating by speeding up digestion and eliminating dehydration. Endless health benefits The health benefits of filtered water are manifold, however, lack of water can lead to fatigue, high blood pressure, premature aging, bladder and/or kidney problems and weight gain. In ¬†addition to reducing caloric intake and relieving bloating, filtered water also speeds up your metabolism and makes you less hungry. Plastic bottles are wasteful and harbor bacteria While plastic bottles may be cheap and…

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How Excessive Flooding Effects Wastewater Treatment Plants

  • 23rd August 2017

90% of natural disasters are flood related Today we will be taking a closer look at how excessive flooding effects wastewater treatment plants. After wildfires, flooding is the most widespread natural disaster in the United States; in fact, they consist of 90% of the natural disasters announced by our President. Flooding not only impacts our drinking water, it can also cause damage to our assets, personnel and loss of power. Flooding causes environmental disaster Another factor to consider is many wastewater treatment plants take preventative measures, such as; creating an emergency response plan, elevating electrical equipment and having emergency generators on hand, to increase their flood resilience (ability to withstand flooding).¬† These measures minimize damage, and aid them in a rapid recovery.¬† However, even with…

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