In a state looking to protect its waters, Michigan Senator Patty Birkholz steps up to defend those who say bottled water harms the environment. In response to a column by Mike Delp, Birkholz writes in the Traverse City Record-Eagle...
At a school in northern Indiana, it’s bottled water in lieu of drinking fountains, and bottled water for food prep. Why? Because municipal water samples tested positive for an unspecified type of bacteria.
Sometimes, government actions are misinformed and misplaced, notes Donald A. Mounce, the senior editor of Water Conditioning & Purification Magazine. (Not quite as well known as Newsweek, but still…)
One of the nation’s leading microbiologists today strongly the Environmental Working Group’s study on bottled water quality, citing the study’s flawed methodology and lack of sound science.
A report that will be released today by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) contains false claims and exaggerations about bottled water products, according to the International Bottled Water Association.
The only presidential and veep debates the International Bottled Water Association didn’t sponsor this year were the ones held on Saturday Night Live.
Besides that, you could find IBWA’s private-label water - available for free - at the debates in Mississippi, St. Louis, Nashville and New York.
A recent radio advertisement in Miami-Dade, Fla. claimed the public water supply was cheaper, purer and safer than bottled water. Now, Nestle Waters North America is rightfully striking back: it’s considering legal options against the county and testing municipal taps, according to the Miami Herald.
Like Howard Beale in Network, owners of bottled water companies are mad, and they’re not going to take it anymore.
You’d probably be upset too if people were saying incorrect, inflammatory stuff about your products - especially if your products are a healthy, safe, and convenient option for consumers.
“Gallons” are “litres” and “while” is “whilst,” but the message at the United Kingdom’s Natural Hydration Council is the same as ours: consumers deserve to have unrestricted access to a healthy, safe, and convenient beverage choice, bottled water.
Bottled Water Bill
On September 30, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill introduced by Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes (D-Arleta) that would have mandated California bottled water companies to report to the California Department of Public Health the quantity of water used for bottling...