August 13, 2014

Bottlers’ sources in jeopardy?

1 Drought May Threaten Water Industry

Bottled water lovers, take heed: your favorites may wind up in short supply. According to a report by Mother Jones magazine, four of the biggest brands -- Crystal Geyser, Arrowhead, Aquafina and Dasani -- draw their water from sources in a state that is running perilously short of the stuff: California. Arrowhead and Crystal Geyser water comes from natural springs; Arrowhead alone, which has been operating in the state for 112 years, has eleven springs there. Aquafina and Dasani, however, merely treat and bottle ordinary California tap water; the former has five bottling plants in the Golden State and the latter has two. There are no regulations requiring the companies to reveal how much H2O they draw from California, let alone how they would deal with proposed mandatory rationing.

More at Motherjones.com | Posted 3 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Previously: Bottled Water May Be Bad for Kids' Teeth

Tags: Bottled Water, Crystal Geyser, Arrowhead Water, Aquafina, Dasani, Sources of Bottled Water, Drought and Bottled Water

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