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Bottled Water Sales Rebound

CHICAGO — Bottled water is making a comeback after weathering the recession over the past few years.

As reported by Beverage Industry, the bottled water category overall increased 2 percent, generating…

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Go Green, Use Blue

The city of Hartford, Conn. will introduce a new pilot program called “Go Green Use Blue.” The program will include using single-stream recycling project, and will work in conjunction with RecycleBank’s incentive program.

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Correcting the record on Fannin County, Georgia

A recent article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution addresses aquifer and well depletion in Fannin County, Georgia.  Unfortunately, blame is placed on the shoulders of the bottled water componaies that do honest business in the county.

A focus on bottled water singles out the bottled water industry from among the thousands of industrial water users.  This scrutiny does nothing to protect and preserve renewable groundwater resources, nor does it help to arrive at an effective water policy.

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Official Statement from the International Bottled Water Association regarding trace pharmaceuticals in the water supply

Alexandria, VA – A recent Associated Press article reports that trace amounts of pharmaceuticals have been found in some U.S. municipal drinking water systems.  The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) would like to remind consumers that bottled water is not simply tap water in a bottle and that the safety and quality of bottled water produced in accordance with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards do not pose a health risk due to pharmaceuticals or other substances.  Bottled water is comprehensively regulated as a packaged food product by FDA. 

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Going off on the water debate in Connecticut

Alexandria, Virginia – In his blog yesterday, Connecticut Post Capitol reporter Ken Dixon took a critical look at legislation introduced in that state’s General Assembly that would ban bottled water purchase and bottled water cooler contracts by state government agencies. 

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Bottled Water - small water use, big health benefits

This cool video shows how bottled water is a very small and very efficient water user that spares people of billions of calories when they choose to drink water over other packaged drinks.

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