Water bottles play an essential role when traveling or working out in gyms. The capacity of the Water bottle determines the amount of water consumed per day. For example, if you would take 1 liter of the water bottle to office, it means you may only drink a 1-liter bottle during working hours.
On the other side, If you take 1 liter of water to the gym and considering you spend 1 hour in the gym, then it means body process 1 liter of water in an hour. Although while workout, it is essential to drink, but 1-8 hours difference is still pretty big. Following, we discuss significant types of water bottles.
Sport water bottles:
Our body demands more water when we wake up. It is advised to drink two-liter of water within 2 hours you wake up. People who go jogging, prefer to carry a small half-liter water bottle so they can fit into the waist belt. These bottles have a capacity of half-liter to 1 liter.
Colorful water bottles:
Colorful water bottles are typically made up of steel and colored outside with paint. They cost around $11 to $15 piece in any grocery or big shopping malls like Walmart. They come in 1-liter to 2-liter water capacity. Because of their vivid color, school children like them very much.
Plain plastic bottle:
Plain plastic bottles are thin and not much attractive. They are cheap and cost around $.50. They come in the capacity of 1-5 liters. You will find these types of bottles in water scarcity regions like Africa. They are made from non-recyclable plastic and hence challenging to dispose of them.
Steel water bottle:
Steel water bottles are made up of pure steel that is, in turn, made from the blast furnace. They don’t contain any other chemicals; hence, they do not cause any health effects. Sometimes they are fitted with a thin layer of thermal ceramic materials from inside to maintain temperature. They are a little expensive than plastic water bottles and grey most of the time. Non-water drinks like Curd, Shakes, or Juice fit well inside steel water bottles. However, they don’t have more capacity than 1-2 liters.
School water bottles:
School water bottles are similar to regular plastic bottles. However, the only difference is that they are vivid, and the water cap has a hole with a small plastic lid. They store half a liter of water and sometimes have water meter labeled on the side of bottles.
Thermal bottled water:
Thermal water bottles are used to stored hot beverages like tea and coffee to stabilize temperature when going for an outing or in office. They are expensive and cost around $20 to $30 per bottle at most of the shopping and grocery malls. The inner and outer side is made up of steel. It has a thermal coating inside the inner and outer walls of the bottle. And it is fitted with a robust thick plastic tap opens when you press the top of it. They are highly durable and do not break easily, unlike plastic bottles.
As per the scientific study, drinking from water glass is healthy and risk-free. Glass molecules don’t let bacteria grow in water. They are highly fragile and not readily transportable. A glass water bottle can cost in the range of $10-$30 and mostly has a capacity of 1 -2 liters. Alcoholic beverages like whiskey, wine, rum, vodka, etc. are all stored and served glass bottles.
Recyclable water bottle :
Government from many countries are emphasizing to increase the use of recyclable water bottle. They help to reduce plastic pollution and save time and cost to produce new plastic. Recyclable water bottles are available in various capacities from 1 liter to 15 liters.
Clay water bottles:
Clay water bottles build from clay, which is nothing but mud and soil. Clay is rolled over a wheel and shaped with bare hands. After then, clay bottles are roasted in oven so that they remain durable for more prolonged use. Clay bottles are also helping to keep water fresh during summer seasons. Many developing nations like India prefer to keep them in public places so that thirsty passer-by can drink water during intense heat. In ancient times, the most significant civilizations were used to drink using clay pots and bottles. Because of their cooling properties, and they also help make a living for poor people. During water scarcity, villagers would store water inside big clay vessels to avoid vapourization.
Plastic Dispenser Water Bottle:
These are big plastic water bottles, mainly used for storing large amounts of water. They come in 15 to 20 liters capacity variations and are transparent with light blue color. After drinking, they can be used to store other types of liquid due to their durability.
The lid is reusable. It doesn’t content with any handle but often comes with a water dispenser. During water scarcity in Chennai, these were hot items for sale on amazon and shopping websites.