Category Archives: Bottled Water

Articles regarding bottled water and/or advantages of point of use systems over bottled water.

Petition Congress to Dump Bottled Water

Corporate Accountability International has started a petition to urge our Congress to stop spending hundreds of thousands of dollars per quarter on bottled water.  Click here to see/sign the petition: http://www.change.org/petitions/tell-the-house-of-representatives-to-ditch-bottled-water-and-save-taxpayer-dollars   Tell the House of Representatives to Ditch Bottled … Continue reading

Bottled Water, In The News

Super Slow-Mo water drop video

This is a very cool video showing a water drop bounce off of the surface of water like it’s on a trampoline.   Water Drop video

Bottled Water, In The News, Water Purification

Fiji Plant Reopens

In a not very shocking development, which I predicted, Fiji waters reopened its bottling plant on its namesake island.  After “negotiations” with the Fiji government.  And all is well with shipping water across the globe again because Hollywood likes a … Continue reading

Bottled Water, Green Water, In The News

FIJI Water to Leave Fiji?

According to a press release from Fiji Water, they will be closing their bottling plant on the island of Fiji after the government imposed a 15 cent per liter tax on bottled water.  Apparently, the tax only applies to Fiji … Continue reading

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Tiny Shrimp in NY, SF, and Boston Tap Water?

New York city tap water has tiny shrimp in it?  According to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, yes it does, but it’s nothing to be concerned about.  In cities like New York, San Francisco, Boston, and Seattle … Continue reading

Bottled Water, In The News, reverse osmosis, Water and Health

I heart NYC water launched

  NYC, boasting some pretty good tap water, is launching a campaign to promote its tap water over bottled water.  And they’re selling T-shirts and reusable water bottles!  But, they won’t bottle their water as that would go against their … Continue reading

Bottled Water, Green Water, In The News

Organic Store Stops Selling Bottled Water

  I like this, and not just because they are using a Point of Use Cooler, like our TM1R…   http://voices.washingtonpost.com/local-breaking-news/dc/dc-grocer-bans-water-bottles.html D.C. grocer bans water bottles   MOM’s Organic Market is getting in on D.C.’s anti-plastic push with a decision … Continue reading

Bottled Water, Green Water, In The News, Water Purification

More Nestle Troubles vs. Environmentalists

Nestle is raising salmon in municipal well water to determine if tapping 100 million gallons of local spring water in a small Oregon town is feasible.  Faced with decreasing revenue in its massive bottled water empire, Nestle is getting creative … Continue reading

Bottled Water, Green Water, In The News, Water problems

State Bottled Water Spending Investigated

Corporate Accountability International, a nonprofit group, reported the bottled water spending of 5 states – Maryland, Minnesota, Colorado, New Mexico, and Oregon.  Spending ranged from $78,000 to $475,000.  Citing the irony of the government itself choosing bottled water over tap … Continue reading

Bottled Water, reverse osmosis, Water problems, Water Purification

Sick Water Kills Millions

On World Water Day, the UN released a report stating that polluted water creates illnesses that fill more than half of the world’s hospital beds.  They estimate that 3.7 percent of all deaths are related to polluted water, which is … Continue reading

Bottled Water, In The News, Water problems