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Earth Day

HAPPY EARTH DAY 2018!

April 23, 2018 1:05 am Published by Comments Off on HAPPY EARTH DAY 2018!

Some ways for anyone to celebrate Earth Day: Plant a Tree Plant a Garden Use Less Water Pick Up Trash Enjoy Nature Have a No-Electricity Hour (or night)


Earth Day Events in Massachusetts

April 19, 2018 3:22 pm Published by Comments Off on Earth Day Events in Massachusetts

April 21: 9-noon Charles River Cleanup The Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup brings together over 3,000 volunteers each year to pick up litter, remove invasive species and assist with park maintenance. https://www.crwa.org/charles-river-cleanup April 22nd – Trash Pick-Up Challege Wormtown Brewery 3rd Annual Earth Day trash pick-up challenge and help keep our beloved city of Worcester clean and beautiful. Gather a team...


April 22nd is Earth Day!

April 16, 2018 7:57 pm Published by Comments Off on April 22nd is Earth Day!

Did you know that Earth Day is the WORLD’s largest environmental movement? The first celebration was in 1970; and has since gained momentum and impact worldwide.   The idea came from U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin after witnessing the effects of a massive oil spill in 1969 in Santa Barbara.  On April 22,1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks,...


Tests on major brands of bottled water have found that nearly all of them contained tiny particles of plastic.

March 26, 2018 5:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Tests on major brands of bottled water have found that nearly all of them contained tiny particles of plastic.

Do you drink water from plastic bottles? Orb Media, a journalism organization, led a research study that discovered “an average of 10 plastic particles per litre, each larger than the width of a human hair.” The tests were conducted at the State University of New York in Fredonia Leading international brands: Aquafina Dasani Evian Nestle Pure Life San Pellegrino Leading national...


Plastics Pile Up as China Refuses to Take the West’s Recycling

January 13, 2018 1:16 am Published by Comments Off on Plastics Pile Up as China Refuses to Take the West’s Recycling

Western nations have been puzzled over what to do when China’s ban on taking recyclables went into effect on Jan. 1. Plastic backups have been reported in Canada, Ireland, Germany, London and several other European nations, while tons of rubbish is piling up in port cities like Hong Kong. China’s ban covers imports of 24 kinds of solid waste, including unsorted...


MEET OUR OFFICE STAFF

January 9, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Comments Off on MEET OUR OFFICE STAFF

Stonybrook Water is a family owned and operated business serving New England. Founded in 2006,  Stonybrook Water has over a decade of experience of providing quality products and local customer service. Today, Stonybrook Water is the largest privately-owned bottle-less water provider in New England. Our focus is to bring Health and Wellness to every person that believes they deserve the...


Are salty roads leading to salt in your water?

September 20, 2017 7:26 pm Published by Comments Off on Are salty roads leading to salt in your water?

113,376 tons of salt was applied to the snowy streets of Boston last winter. Where do those thousands of tons of salt go after winter thaws? Into our streams, lakes, rivers and groundwater, which is the main source of drinking water for many cities and towns. 84% of US streams measured have had an increase in chloride concentrations and nearly 30% percent of...


Dog Days of Summer

July 11, 2017 5:35 pm Published by Comments Off on Dog Days of Summer

The summer weather is upon us, as is the importance of your dog having access to clean, fresh water. But, how do you know how much water your dog should be drinking per day? Is tap water a good source of drinking water? What are the signs of dehydration, and what should you do? These are all questions we should be...


Happy Independence Day!

June 28, 2017 1:18 pm Published by Comments Off on Happy Independence Day!

Stonybrook Water will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th! We wish everyone a happy and safe holiday!


WATER AND PREGNANCY

June 14, 2017 7:02 pm Published by Comments Off on WATER AND PREGNANCY

There are so many “rules” when it comes to pregnancy. But one rule not every pregnant woman follows is the recommended guidelines for water intake! It is twice as important for a woman to stay sufficiently hydrated during pregnancy. This will ensure proper body function as well as transporting essential nutrients to your growing baby. Water also helps preserve an adequate level of amniotic fluid and even aids fetal...