Malta’s largest hospital installs free water ‘top-up taps’

Malta’s largest state-run hospital will become home to more than 100 free drinking water stations in a bid to reduce waste and cut down on plastic. Mater Dei Hospital said a network of 115 purpose-built ‘top-up taps’ will be installed in waiting rooms, corridors and wards over the next four months. The water fountains will […]

Showering every day ‘can be BAD for you’

Nothing wakes you up like jumping into a powerful shower. Obviously it also has the added benefit of keeping you clean and stopping you from smelling. But it turns out, we might be showering too much. Research suggests showering every day can interfere with the delicate balance of microbes on our skin, Her reports. Basically, soap […]

All of Malta’s bathing spots rated ‘excellent’ for water quality

If you’re planning to go swimming at the beach this weekend, you can relax and cool off with confidence in the crystal clear sea. All of Malta’s beaches have been given full marks after passing EU water quality standards with flying colours. Every bathing spot in Malta and Gozo was ranked ‘excellent’ by environmental health inspectors. […]

Water Services Corporation to open doors to public

Malta’s Water Services Corporation is opening its doors later this month. The company is holding its annual open day on Sunday 25 March to celebrate World Water Day. The event at WSC’s head offices on Qormi Road in Luqa, will include guided tours of the premises and activities for all the family. A spokesman for […]