The Water Tree Store

Our crowded, modern world is more polluted than nature intended, and it takes a toll on our water. According to the EPA, common water contaminants in US municipal water include microorganisms, disinfectants, inorganic chemicals (like arsenic, fluoride, lead, and mercury), organic chemicals, and even radiation! These pollutants in our water can hurt our well-being, but we can’t avoid our need for water—it is necessary for life. Water is the best way to stay hydrated, focused, and aware. We need it to operate smoothly, facilitate digestion, lubricate joints, push out toxins, prevent fatigue from dehydration, & give us energy. Water is the easiest way to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

At Dream Tree Family and Water Tree Stores, clean, pure water is only our starting point! More often than not, bottled water companies and filtration systems end up removing both the good and the bad from water. This leaves what we call dead, acidic water—water with a lower pH and without the essential minerals of water found in nature.

Our health is very closely linked to the pH levels of the water and blood circulating in our bodies. A low pH contributes to an acidic body that is a breeding ground for disease which is why Dream Tree & Water Tree Stores offer alkaline water solutions. Alkaline water helps to raise the pH of your body so that it can function like it should and hydrate more efficiently.

A higher level of acidity in your body isn’t the only factor that contributes to poor health. Dehydration can slow your metabolism and lead to weight gain, impair your mental abilities, and leave you feeling exhausted, hungry, and grumpy. This is another area that we go above and beyond because many of our products are able to create very small clusters of water molecules, or microclusters. Water that is delivered to your cells in microcluster form are able to hydrate you faster and more effectively.

And don’t be fooled by other alkaline water companies that use electrical ionizers to zap water into a dead alkaline condition! Our patented ceramic conversion process transforms water to an alkaline state while adding essential minerals and antioxidants. Dream Tree water is living water! That's why we offer water solutions for the way that we live! From Antioxidant Alkaline Water to filtered shower heads & Whole House Systems we have something to offer every need and budget.

Water Is Life - World Water Day, March 22, 2013

This March 22, 2013, is World Water Day?  What are you going to do?

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World Water Day is March 22 -- the perfect time for us westerners to raise our chilled, thirst-quenching glass of it (or our refreshing cup of tea) to the almost one billion people around the world without access to clean drinking water.
Six thousand people die every day from water-borne diseases like cholera and typhoid. Most of them children under five.
A Malibu-based charity RainCatcher is fighting this global water crisis by installing rainwater harvesting systems and donating water filters wherever it learns of a need. Rainwater is far cleaner than ground water.
RainCatcher's executive director, David Zielski, has just returned from a trip to Uganda to install 20 new harvesting systems at schools in Masaka and Mbarara. He said, "Masaka has an average 220 days of rain a year. These are perfect conditions to keep the tanks full of clean water for the kids to drink."

Since 2009, RainCatcher has provided access to clean water for more than 600,000 people in Africa, India and Haiti. Some remote villages just need to filter water from streams that harbor diseases like E. coli and salmonella. Water isn't only for drinking. It's also needed to irrigate fruit and vegetable plots.
Some regions of India get 80 inches of rain a year, but they get it in two months. So they have a massive storage issue. RainCatcher provides resources to install gutter systems on new and existing structures to harvest rainwater and store it in containers (that can hold up to 10,000 liters) placed on solid concrete foundations. Wherever possible, RainCatcher hires local teams to install them.
The biggest problem in Africa is broken wells. In some areas, 80 percent are dysfunctional. Water from the ground is often polluted with chemicals, pesticides and heavy metals, especially in India.
RainCatcher uses filters made in Florida. They are based on kidney dialysis technology with thousands of tiny tubes too small for cholera, typhoid microbes and other harmful bacteria to get through. There are no moving parts.
Mark Armfield, RainCatcher's founder and chairman, said, "We are dedicated to healing communities by providing clean drinking water for children in the developing world, using affordable and sustainable solutions. Water is life."
Rainwater harvesting dates back to the Mayans who built their cities on a five-percent angle so they could catch rain in big cisterns. It was their only source of water.
Before you start installing your own rain harvesting system to generate sustainable and permanent safe water sources, check it's not against the local laws. It's not allowed in some American states on the grounds that you are stealing water from someone else - i.e. the nation's reserves.
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