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Health benefits

Water makes up 80% of our brains, so it's important that we drink enough of it to be able to concentrate.

So if it's hot outside, or the nippers are running around like wildcats, they should be regularly topping up their water levels.

Not only is water better for them than high calorie, fizzy pop, it's also much cheaper and available on tap.

To find out how to keep the little ones alert and healthy click on a section below:

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The water cycle

Teach your children about where water comes from, how it's treated, how we move it around and take it away.

The water cycle

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Poo power

Where there's muck there's brass! - See how we're using poo to create electricity for our waste water treatment works.

Poo power

Poo power >

The water family

A fun online game - design your very own water family to live in a virtual home and learn all about water conservation.

The Water Family

Create water family >

Water and health

See how many glasses of water your children should be drinking every day

Water and health

Keep hydrated >

Virtual world

See how your water works with our below the surface virtual tour of our treatment works.

Virtual tour index 2

Take a tour >  

My school lunch

This is Danny and he knows just how good drinking water is for your body. Visit and read all about him.

I Love Water - Danny

Meet Danny >

Reservoir safety

Learn more about the dangers of swimming in our reservoirs and watch our 'dying to be cool' video.

Reservoir safety

Keep your children safe >

Out and about

We've loads of reservoir walks for families and great puzzles for kids.

Out and about 
See childrens activities >

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