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  Campaign aims to make water 'cool'
Updated 02 April 2002, 19.57
Kids drinking mineral water
Let's face it, drinking water is not as much fun as drinking fizzy drinks.

But one mineral water company is hoping to change that.

'Water is Cool'

Buxton water is launching a new campaign - 'Water is Cool' - to try and make kids drink more water.

They are bringing out a special bottle that will feature a cartoon sporting hero called Billy.

There are four different designs - one with Billy skateboarding, one with him playing cricket, one on a scooter and one kicking a football.

Billy on a scooter

Children don't drink enough

A recent survey has shown that a lot of schools don't encourage children to drink water and some schools don't even give children the chance to drink water.

The charity behind the survey hopes that drinking breaks will be introduced at schools and that children will be able to take in their own water bottle.

If drinking water does become cool, your teachers will be pleased - research has also shown that children who drink more water are better behaved!

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