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Dec 1, 2008

Bottled Water To The Rescue…Again

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.

The article can be found here.

It’s times like these that go to show you: if cities continue to ban bottled water or create a market where bottled water companies cannot fairly do business, where will the water come from during times you need it?

The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) is the authoritative source of information about all types of bottled waters. Founded in 1958, IBWA's membership includes U.S. and international bottlers, distributors and suppliers. IBWA is committed to working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which regulates bottled water as a packaged food product, and state governments to set stringent standards for safe, high quality bottled water products. Additionally, IBWA requires member bottlers to adhere to the IBWA Bottled Water Code of Practice, which mandates additional standards and practices that in some cases are more stringent than federal and state regulations. A key feature of the IBWA Model Code is an annual plant inspection by an independent, third party organization.

For more information about IBWA, bottled water and a list of member‚ brands, please contact
Chris Hogan, IBWA‚ Vice President of Communications at 703-647-4609 or [email protected].

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