With back-to-school season upon us, it’s important for us parents to know the best tips and tricks for keeping our kids safely hydrated throughout the new school year.
According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, children should drink at least 6 to 8 cups of water per day to stay hydrated. But the quality of the water a child consumes is equally as important as the quantity.
From germs and bacteria found on water fountains to contaminants, like lead, that can leach into water through old pipes, there are a lot of external factors that can affect the quality of water at your child’s school.
With that in mind, here are 5 actionable tips from the water quality and filtration experts at Aquasana that parents can try to keep kids safely hydrated this school year.