Fails pH test
I bought 2 litres to clean my chemistry equipment thinking it was pH neutral (ie 7). I did a test with a calibrated meter and it registers at 6.17 - meaning it is acidic by nearly one base point. I cannot test what is in it, but it sure is not 'pure' and I believe it breaches trade practices legislation.
Purchased in November 2020 for $2.75.
this is definitely not water
bought Noble's Pureau because the label say no added chemicals . when i got home poured two bottles of 600mls in the kettle to make a cup of coffee , while it was still boiling i poured the water in the cup and the water was coming out creamy kind of white , i looked at the kettle and there was bubbles everywhere like somebody forgot to rinse it after washing it with detergent , there definitely is some kind of bad chemical in this drink
Purchased in October 2019 at Coles for $5.99.
Taste is disgusting now, something has happened.
Part of my life growingup involved access to clean rain & tankwater. I even visit pristine waterfalls from rivers high in the mountains to collect fresh water. Pureau is nothing like it now. I have used Pureau for over 10 years & spend thousands of dollars especially when using for making.kombucha from Scoble.
I have now warned my family & everybody I once told about its quality.
The taste is not like "icelandic glacier" or "figi water" which I compared recently.
It's very sad for a company to fall back on its promises.
I wish you the best in correcting what was once a healthy drinking water. Perhaps the sky pollutants are the cause. Time to investigate.
As with jipped and Angry's post have noticed with my last two casks bought from safeway that there has clearly been floaties and contaminants in the liquid which also for me has never been seen or happened before, and ive been feeling quite sick as a result and yes also for the first time too.
January 10th 2018 Update: Pureau are full of crap they told me they had filter issues re the casks i bought now they state its
Yes true..that's good but your filters weren't functional when u admitted to filter issues when i was reimbursed due to tw...o casks having water filtration supply issues and the next one was the same, and yes I'm really not after any money i really don't give a damn.....just when a company admits to filter faults then calls it cardboard box issues in the glass after the cask is half empty after draining it due to water floaties and residue its really funny...maybe ill post these emails of late and the prior emails where you admitted filter faults on productreview.com.au ...because it wasn't cardboard shavings ok that's nonsense...I'm over pureau sorry...actually I'm really going to post my correspondence online...how u guys admitted filter faults then claimed it was cardboard filling wth ...will.post their emails to prove they lied.
I bought this water 4-5 days ago and was drinking just that. Sometimes i put lemon in there to make it taste a bit better but the water is still just horrible. I checked on google and i've sent an email to their company to ask how is it possible that PURE water doesnt exist in nature but you somehow managed to get it PURE, there is something inside of this water that they prefer not to list on ingredients list.
Another point i see suspicious is why to remove all minerals? like i think flouride and a bit of other stuff are the only things that ...
The taste makes you wonder what you are drinking
This water was given at a supermarket for free because of the amount of purchase. The brand name was not familiar. It taste horrible, so bad it will make you look up the brand to see what you are drinking. Not being funny but my dog would not drink it. I Googled it and found this site. That water should not be sold or given away.
Tastes bad - acidic enough to start destroying your teeth
In terms of acidity, my pH test consistently shows it has a pH of between 5.5 and 5.75. A pH lower than 7 means that something is acidic. At a pH of around 5.5, a drink is so acidic that it can start 'eating' your teeth by demineralising them. Why would you want that from your water?
The level of acidity can also help explain why one of the other reviewers loves using it on his CPAP machine because the tank does not get dirty. The water would help give his tank a nice little clean because it's so acidic.
It tastes awful and is completely ...unlike anything found in nature. My mother always insists upon having it when she comes to visit, but I would use it for cleaning, and that's about it. It's not like anything that our bodies should be using as 'water'.
I bought a 2l bottle today of pureau today and it tasted noticeably bitter and metallic. Water is water, water should taste like water, not like a rusty pipe. Im not one to review products.. ie this is the first time i have felt compelled to share my thoughts on a product, but this water tastes so unnatural and unpleasant it has pulled me from my bubble of complacency. I would actively recommend people avoid this product.
I, too, was fooled for a year
Seeing that there were no impurities was very appealing, of course! I bought a few casks a week for drinking water and cooking and believed I was doing the right thing for my body. Did I feel any better after a year from switching from tap water? No. I wondered why not and felt disappointed. So I did more research and was so glad I did! This is Sydney catchment water which was been filtered out. But as well as the baddies, any good stuff we need in water is taken too. The Nobles website has so much rubbish like 'oh I guess you can drink mineral...water if you like the sparkles but that's like the only difference' (a summary, not a quote) HA! Since when is all mineral water sparkly? And saying Ph doesn't matter. Ph is everything to our bodies! Fruit and veggies are good (alkaline) and other things are not (acidic). Water should be alkaline. Yours is NOT. In fact it's one of the worst scoring waters on the market. One could remineralize the water, I considered it, but really? So that would make it Sydney water.. Filtered out so there's nothing left and its a negatively charged acidic water.. And then I myself buy minerals and add them back in. Um, no. Not when there are others on the market which are naturally pure, alkaline ph levels and with the naturally occurring minerals we need water to have (though one must do research as most are acidic and B.S like Pureau). The nobles website, in that same stupid article, says 'oh in my husbands 'sparkly water' there's only 3% of his daily magnesium needs' or something along those lines THATS NOT WHAT MAKES IT HEALTHY WATER, its not a mineral supplement, we're meant to get our needs from food, it's what makes the water complete and in a natural state, the way our bodies were meant to drink it. I feel so much better without this water and am only disappointed I was fooled for so long.
No Way I would drink this water.
This water is suitable for batteries not human consumption, how they got it approved I don't know. all it is is boiled tap water. You can buy a distiller for $150 and make your own distilled water and save $$$.
And how cheeky to write that it is BPA free, all small bottled water is BPA free, it's the big bottles with the number 7 inside the recycle logo that have BPA, like the Neverfail bottles.
I bought it one to put in my forklift and had a taste, I seriously could not believe people drink this.
My naturopath warned me never to drink water without minerals, they call it 'dead' water for a good reason.
Unhealthy & terrible taste
Once good but now not drinkable
I had been buying Noble's Pureau water for about a year because I believed it was better and cleaner than tap water but the last three 10l casks I bought contained water which was not drinkable - of a very bitter, soapy taste. I will definitely not buy Pureau water again.
Once good but now terrible!
Like the previous reviewer, I've also been using this product for many years, and it's not only more than doubled in price - but the last dozen or so casks I've bought have had either a terrible "soapy" taste to them and some had a very plastic type odor & taste. It's now horrible. My friend who lives on the other side of town has mentioned the same about the plastic taste. Such a shame for it was once a good & trustworthy product. What I don't understand is how they can let it be released without any quality control
This was once a good product
Expensive and now tastes terrible
Pureau not so pure
I have used Nobles water for years now but recently something appears to have gone wrong with their quality control. The water in the last 10 litre cask I bought (just before Christmas 2011) had a distinct smell of chlorine - what happened to their daily independent testing?
I contacted Nobel's and they said they had a problem with a reverse osmosis machine which they tell me they've since corrected.
They are going to refund my purchase price, which is good but I find it a bit much to be paying over 70c/litre (Coles Donvale) for water that...
Questions & Answers
I recently bought a new espresso machine that came with a hardness test to set the descale time. I tested the pureau water just to check, and it showed up as level 5 hardness, which is the highest level.
How would this be, as I thought hardness measures the amount of minerals in water?
I have purchased x3 10litre boxes of your water and this first box has a chemically soapy taste to it that is very off putting. My son stated he could taste the same taste in the last 5 litre box we purchased.What is this contaminant?
While the Pureau may be 'pure', it appears to lack the elements and minerals that one needs. What trace elements are in the water?
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