Clearer Water News

Clearer Water 2022 Recap

Dec 22, 2022

The launch of Hydration Hub


Clearer Water’s most recent calendar highlight is the launch of our new innovative Hydration Hub.

Unveiled in December 2022, Hydration Hub is a premium self-service vending solution, providing Clearer Water and WOW Hydrate at elite centres of sport. In 2023 Hydration Hubs will be available in other public venues, work places and community spaces.

Hydration Hubs will only stock LOW CAFFEINE and LOW SUGAR products with PROVEN HYDRATION and PERFORMANCE allowing for healthier drinking habits to be adopted with ease.

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Larne times Innovation Award Winners


The Clearer Water team had a fantastic night at the Larne Times Excellence Awards on the 24th November and we were absolutely delighted to the win the 2022 Innovation Award!

Clearer Water was overjoyed to be recognised for our innovative business practices and commitment to our local area.

David Hunter, our Managing Director, was also awarded the Life Time Achievement Award! As David picked up his very deserved accolade, he praised both the people and the community of Larne for instilling his entrepreneurial spirit and expressed his gratitude for the many business opportunities he had been bestowed.

We would like to extend our thanks to Larne Business Awards for the support and a wonderful night to showcase the business talents of Larne.


David Hunter was appointed Managing Director of Clearer Water


On the 1st  September, David Hunter was named as the new MD of Clearer Water. After being involved with the company since it’s inception in 2014, David was delighted to be asked to lead the Clearer Water team.

In a joint statement, Ross Lazaroo-Hood and Sitki Gelmen, Co-Owners and Co-Chairmen of Clearer Water, said: “David Hunter is a recognised and awarded Social Impact Leader and we are delighted that he will manage Clearer Water’s ongoing growth and expansion. David is passionate about job creation for those who need it most and the Clearer Water team are very lucky to have a leader who has helped shape the ethos and values of the company from the outset.


We attained The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Brand Award.


In August 2022, Clearer Water attained The Good Shopping Guides Ethical Brand Award. Clearer Water was accredited as the 3rd most Ethical Bottled Water brand in the UK and Ireland by the Good Shopping Guide.

Ross Lazaroo-Hood, Co-Chairman and Co-Owner of Clearer Water, said,” Our dedication to manufacturing traceable, ethical products is an exemplar of how business can BE and DO better. By shopping with care, people-power can change the way brands behave and decisively influence the local, national and ultimately global impact they have on the planet. Having the ability to ask retailers and suppliers difficult questions, to ensure they do the right thing. This accreditation independently proves our ethical status and myself and Sitki, as well as, all the Team at Clearer Water are pleased to be listed in the Good Shopping Guide as an Ethical Brand.”


Introduction of Clear bottles and new colour-coded labels.


We launched our brand new refreshed look across Clearer Water’s bottles and logo

Our new clear, bright and easy-to-read labels help make Clearer Water even more inclusive and accessible for everyone to enjoy Clearer Water.



Listed in Ulster Business Top 100 companies of 2022


In August of 2022, Clearer Water were honoured to be listed in Ulster Business Top 100 companies of 2022. To be listed alongside local businesses that we have always admired and supported was a fantastic feeling and a testament to the hard work that the team at Clearer Water has put in.

Clearer Water is so proud to be part of the amazing local businesses showcasing what NI’s food and drinks sector has to offer.