Waiakea, a brand of bottled water, was created in 2012 by a man named Ryan Emmons. After having grown up in California and Hawaii, Emmons developed a large appreciation for the natural world. In his uncle’s backyard, there was a base of a volcano. A constant flow of water was located near this base. Emmons tasted the water, and thought that it was the best, purest water that he had ever tasted. When he graduated college, Emmons pursued his goal of starting a bottled water company that would use the water flowing on his uncle’s property.
Instead of sitting stiffly in an aquifer, Waiakea water comes from a constant stream of water that gets filtered through porous rock that extends 14,000 feet. The name of the volcano that it gets filtered through is Mauna Loa. The water is naturally alkaline, measuring at a pH of 8.2. Drinking naturally alkaline water that has been filtered through volcanic rock is a special experience because many other brands make their water alkaline by running their water through machines—an artificial method.
Mauna Loa is one of the rainiest places on earth. This is the reason for why water is so plentiful and available to bottle. Mauna Loa happens to be the second largest volcano on the planet, and it stands at 33,000 feet above sea level. Also, when you measure it from base to top, it is the largest mountain in the world.
Waiakea is taking part in efforts for sustainability and environmental concerns. Due to Waiakea’s intense efforts, it is the first company to have been c. The shipping of the water is low emission, and the bottles are 100% RPET. It takes 75% less energy to produce the bottles that Waiakea comes in. The manufacturing process of the bottles uses 90% less water.
The alkalinity of Waiakea has life-prolonging benefits. Alkanized water helps to balance the pH in different parts of a person’s body. If the pH is too acidic in any part of the human body, things will get thrown off and health problems will arise.