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MINA Pitcher: A Solution to Lead Contaminated Water

MINA Pitcher: A Solution to Lead Contaminated Water

A nationwide investigation on Canadian tap water revealed unsafe levels of lead across the country.Thousands of test results reported lead levels that exceed Health Canada’s safe level of lead, which is 0.005 mg/L (5 parts per billion). It’s no surpr

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​Nationwide Investigation: Unsafe Levels of Lead in Water

​Nationwide Investigation: Unsafe Levels of Lead in Water

Lead in water has been a newsworthy topic in recent years. From the Flint Water Crisis in 2015 to recent Canada-wide tests reporting hazardous lead levels, there has been plenty of lead media coverage.But, why the concern? What are the health implica

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Say No to Single-use Plastic

Say No to Single-use Plastic

Single-use plastic. A term that has earned a poor reputation lately. Rightfully so. So, why is single-use plastic bad? Throw your plastic waste in the blue bin and you’ve done an “environmentally-friendly” deed, right? Wrong. Single-us

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4 Benefits of Staying Hydrated

4 Benefits of Staying Hydrated

Water, our trusty friend.Day in, day out, we loyally sip water. At our desk. In our car. At the gym. But, what’s the magic? What does water offer beyond quenching our thirst?The benefits of water are numerous for keeping our bodies in balance and mai

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Humble Beginnings

Humble Beginnings

This month we’re celebrating the sale of our seventy-fifth thousand Countertop System since we started Santevia just over ten years ago.We’re also honouring Wellspring Health in Tsawwassen, B.C. who was the first retailer to carry Santevia produ

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11 Years of Mineralized Alkaline Water

11 Years of Mineralized Alkaline Water

In 2008, Santevia introduced the Countertop Gravity System into the Canadian marketplace.With its ceramic pre-filter, highly effective 5-stage central filter, and the mineral rocks and ceramic mineral balls in the lower tank, it brought cost e

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