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In many places, "mineral water" is often colloquially used to mean carbonated water (which is usually carbonated mineral water, as opposed to tap water). Bubbles in carbonated water float to the surface. ...

Mineral water is water containing minerals or other dissolved substances that alter its taste or give it therapeutic value. Salts, sulfur compounds, and gases are among the substances that can be dissolved in the water. Mineral water can often be effervescent. Mineral water can be prepared or can occur naturally. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (664x2068, 201 KB) Beschrijving ÅžaÅŸal memba suyu Ä°ÅŸletmesi - Spring water - Ä°zmir, Turkey. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (664x2068, 201 KB) Beschrijving ÅžaÅŸal memba suyu Ä°ÅŸletmesi - Spring water - Ä°zmir, Turkey. ... A natural spring. ... A girl in a swimming pool Water (from the Old English waeter; c. ... Minerals are natural compounds formed through geological processes. ... Therapy (in Greek: θεραπεία) or treatment is the attempted remediation of a health problem, usually following a diagnosis. ... A magnified crystal of a salt (halite/sodium chloride) In chemistry, a salt is any ionic compound composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. ... General Name, Symbol, Number sulfur, S, 16 Chemical series nonmetals Group, Period, Block 16, 3, p Appearance lemon yellow Atomic mass 32. ... A gas is one of the four main phases of matter (after solid and liquid, and followed by plasma), that subsequently appear as a solid material is subjected to increasingly higher temperatures. ... Carbonated bubbles in a soda float to the surface. ...


Traditionally mineral waters would be used or consumed at their source, often referred to as taking the waters or taking the cure, and such sites were referred to as spas, baths or wells. Spa would be used when the water was consumed and bathed in, bath when the water was not generally consumed, and well when the water was not generally bathed in. Often an active tourist centre would grow up around a mineral water site (even in ancient times; see Bath). Such tourist development resulted in spa towns and hydropathic hotels (often shortend to Hydros). Thermal bath has different meanings in various contexts. ... For other uses, see Bath (disambiguation). ... A water well is an artificial excavation or structure put down by any method such as digging, boring or drilling for the purposes of withdrawing water from underground aquifers. ... Tourist redirects here; for the album by Athlete, see Tourist (album) Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of recreation and business, and the provision of services for this act. ... For other uses, see Bath (disambiguation). ... A spa town is a town frequented, in times past, for health reasons, to take the waters. The name derives from the Belgian town Spa, and in continental Europe, a spa was known as a ville deau (town of water). ...


In modern times it is far more common for mineral waters to be bottled at source for distributed consumption. Travelling to the mineral water site for direct access to the water is now uncommon, and in many cases not possible (because of exclusive commercial exploitation). There are over 3000 brands of mineral water available commercially worldwide[1].


References

  1. http://www.mineralwaters.org/

External links

  • List of mineral water brands by country

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Mineral water - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (256 words)
In many places, "mineral water" is often colloquially used to mean carbonated water (which is usually carbonated mineral water, as opposed to tap water).
Mineral water is water containing minerals or other dissolved substances that alter its taste or give it therapeutic value.
Traditionally mineral waters would be used or consumed at their source, often referred to as taking the waters or taking the cure, and such sites were referred to as spas, baths or wells.
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