Everyday Essentials Still Spring Water 2ltr - Aldi £0.17
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Everyday Essentials Still Spring Water 2ltr - Aldi £0.17

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LocalFound 17th Aug 2014
From the "Chase Spring" in Staffs

Funnily enough Lidl "source" their Saskia "Elmhurst Spring" Water from the same borehole beneath a WW2 Airfield in Staffordshire (WS13 8EL) but charge a rip off £0.45 per 2 litre or 6 for £1.99.
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Same price at Asda and Tesco, Morrsions is 18p
Still or spring as theres a difference?
This is a good deal. Don't know about Tesco and Morrison's, but Asda's is not spring water but filtered tap water.
Edited by: "happymanuk" 17th Aug 2014
stu1979

Still or spring as theres a difference?

Still
happymanuk

This is a good deal. Don't know about Tesco and Morrison's, but Asda's … This is a good deal. Don't know about Tesco and Morrison's, but Asda's is not spring water but filtered tap water.



What's wrong with tap water?
Maybe I don't understand the difference but a spring is a place where the water table is at ground level, so it comes out of the ground.
If the water table is below ground level then holes have to be drilled down to get it.
Tap water taste funny oO the limescale in my kettle puts me off
Spikeywikey

Tap water taste funny oO the limescale in my kettle puts me off



Regional variation accounts for a lot in terms of taste, but it's the aluminium, flouride and all the rest that the water companies put in that'll start you reading into government conspiracy theories!
jasee

What's wrong with tap water?



Nothing if you can put up with the taste.
happymanuk

Nothing if you can put up with the taste.



Do Dioxins taste? Apparently they leech out of the plastic bottles bottled water is stored in after a time. Tasteless or not.
Spikeywikey

Tap water taste funny oO the limescale in my kettle puts me off



It shouldn't, it contains calcium
jasee

Do Dioxins taste? Apparently they leech out of the plastic bottles … Do Dioxins taste? Apparently they leech out of the plastic bottles bottled water is stored in after a time. Tasteless or not.



According to Cancer Research UK that was a hoax making it's rounds.

See: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/healthyliving/cancercontroversies/Plasticbottles/

Anyway, back to the subject in hand - This is a hot deal for those who purchase bottled water
happymanuk

According to Cancer Research UK that was a hoax making it's rounds.See: … According to Cancer Research UK that was a hoax making it's rounds.See: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/healthyliving/cancercontroversies/Plasticbottles/



Thanks I've never read any emails on the subject but yes it does appear to have been a hoax.
I have always advocated the use of tap water but recently I have become aware of the horrible taste of chlorine in the tap water supplied by Severn Trent. It is vile and undrinkable.
Went into LIDL about 3 weeks ago:
Saskia spring water 33p (WS13 8EL)
Spring water 17p (WS13 8EL)

2 weeks ago
Saskia spring water 17p
Spring water 33p

1 week ago
Saskia spring water 33p
Spring water 17p

This week in Tesco
Spring water 17p (WS13 8EL)

Just shows how you have to watch what you are buying??
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