A Water Bottle
A Water Bottle

It is the holiday season, and many parents and guardians are in the search for back-to-school merchandise, with the water bottle being a worthy candidate for inclusion. Water bottle is a popular item used by school children, and as a parent/guardian, it should be in your bucket list. There are so many sizes of water bottles available today, and it comes in colours of all shades. If you intend to buy one, you should first-off, consider the likely water consumption rate which the final consumer will be making on a daily or frequent basis. If you intend to buy one for a child, then a small-to-medium sized water bottle will be appropriate. However, if the final user is a teenager or adult, then a bigger capacity water bottle will be a better choice. This is because teenagers and adults consume a lot of fluids, owing to the more active lifestyle which they live.

There are some concerns with regards to water bottles, and Price In Nigeria addresses a couple of it below:

Is it OK to drink water left overnight in a water bottle?

Drinking water that has been left overnight in a water bottle is completely safe. Albeit water left for several days in a water bottle is not safe for drinking, due to contaminants which may emanate from defects or the material properties of plastic water bottles, especially when the bottle has been exposed to direct sunlight or untidy environmental conditions for a prolonged period of time.

Should you drink water while eating?

During meal times, you may drink water at your discretion, as it helps the body to break down and process food properly. This also applies to drinking water before and after meals.

How many water bottles should I drink a day?

Health experts recommend people to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. It is popularly known as the “8×8” rule.

How long is water safe for drinking, when left in a water bottle?

Water inside a water bottle is suitable for drinking, for as long as two years or more. Although, water left in an open bottle is only safe for drinking for the first 4 - 6 days, after which it should be discarded or used for secondary purposes such as washing, plant watering e.t.c.

How long is a water bottle useful before expiration?

Plastic water bottle is useful for about 4 years after purchase, before it begins experiencing deformation in it's structural integrity.

Despite this fact, a proper handling and maintenance of a plastic water bottle may keep it operational for longer times, for as much as 5 years or even more.

Metal water bottles on the other end, are more durable than plastic water bottles, and hence serve for longer years than its plastic counterpart, under good usage.

Is drinking water in plastic bottles harmful?

Generally, the drinking water in plastic and metal water bottles is harmless, as long as proper hygiene is practiced. Water in water bottles of all material types are 100% safe for consumption.

What is the price of water bottle in Nigeria?

The price of water bottle in Nigeria is between ₦800 and ₦3,500. Water bottles retail at similar prices across the 36 states, and the Federal capital territory. Expect higher prices in the region of ₦2,000 to ₦3,500 for larger capacity water bottles, with smaller water bottles selling for ₦800 and trending upwards in cost.


Water bottle - ₦800 to ₦3,500