November 01, 2013 by Andrew Moorey

Is Reverse Osmosis The Best Water Filter For Your Home?

In my opinion, the answer is generally no. While reverse osmosis, commonly referred to as “RO” is a very powerful technology, it is not the best water filter for most homes or offices. Reverse osmosis is best suited to address the two issues for which it was originally designed: Desalinating brackish water or sea water and/or...

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October 19, 2013 by Andrew Moorey

Is There An Alternative To Bottled Water In Our Airports?

My wife and I recently enjoyed a trip to Ottawa for a friend’s wedding. Porter Airlines, our favourite airline, made the experience as enjoyable as 3 airports and 2.5 hours of flying each way can be, but we did struggle with finding an alternative to bottled water. We were looking for drinking water that wasn't...

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October 09, 2013 by Andrew Moorey

7 Less Things To Worry About When You Switch From Bottled Water To Elua

It seems that we’re surrounded by worry these days. We worry about money, our kids, our food, global warming, retirement, politics, the list goes on and on. Part of the reason we created Elua was to help reduce the amount of worry in your life. We can’t fix everything, but here are 7 less things...

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September 24, 2013 by Andrew Moorey

Top 10 FAQs About Water Filtration From Elua

Today I wanted to share some of the most frequently asked questions and answers about water filtration from Elua. If you’ve been following us on social media like Facebook, Twitter or Google+ or heard a friend talk about us but haven’t really been sure what pure water from Elua is all about, read on, this blog is for you! 1....

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September 12, 2013 by Andrew Moorey

Are You Proud Of Your Drinking Water?

It sounds like a silly question but really, are you? You’re probably proud of a number of important choices that you make, products that you buy, or charitable causes that you support. Do you buy cookies from the Girl Guides? Do you choose organic or GMO foods? Do you own a Prius? Do you choose...

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September 05, 2013 by Andrew Moorey

International Day Of Charity

Today is the International Day of Charity as declared by the United Nations General Assembly. Why today? September 5 is also the anniversary of the death of Mother Theresa, one of the most giving people to have graced this earth and someone who truly embodied the essence of charity.  What I found most interesting about...

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August 27, 2013 by Andrew Moorey

Chlorine In Drinking Water – Thanks, But No Thanks

If you are like most people, one of the big reasons that you like bottled water is that it doesn’t taste or smell like chlorine. Chlorine in drinking water makes municipal tap water difficult to enjoy at the best of times. Warm, chlorinated tap water is the worst of all. The scent of chlorine hits...

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August 20, 2013 by Andrew Moorey

Is Bottled Water As Convenient As We Think?

ABC News recently reported that 55% of Americans cited convenience as the strongest influences on their decision to drink bottled water. The Polaris Institute has stated that 71% of Canadians who drink bottled water do so for the sake of convenience. But is bottled water really convenient? Having come from the bottled water industry, I know...


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August 15, 2013 by Andrew Moorey

5 Tips for Making the Best Coffee. Hint – It Starts With Better Water.

The best coffee is a passion for the Elua team. When done right, coffee is one of life’s small pleasures, something equivalent to a good wine or cheese but with less calories. We’ve learned a lot about how to make the best coffee over the years and wanted to use this blog post to share our experiences...

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July 25, 2013 by Andrew Calderon

10 Tips and Tricks to Drink More Water Tomorrow

If you are like us, you probably need to drink more water. We all need to drink more water. You know that, I know that, your mother knows that. We should also eat fewer carbs and more vegetables but let’s stick with water for now. Drinking more water is cheaper and easier than giving up...

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July 20, 2013 by Andrew Calderon

Birth Announcement – “Elua”

Global Hydration is thrilled to announce the birth of its new brand Elua, born May 13th 2013 at 10:14 am EST. Elua is welcomed by proud team members Andrew M., Ian, Charlene, Andrew C., Kathy, Phil, Karen, Kyla and Donna. Excited extended family include the Northwestern Ontario Innovation Center, FEDNOR, the Business Development Bank of...

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