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…
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.
Bottled Water: The Government’s Top Priority? Shouldn’t Be.
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…)
Yale Scientist Refutes Bottled Water Study Issued By Environmental Working Group
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.
Senationalized Science, Exaggerated Claims
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.
Bottled Water Gets A Front Row Seat At The Prez And Veep Debates
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 Bad Ad
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.
A Similar Organisation (with an “s”) Across The Pond
“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.