Getting Started in the Bottled Water Business: Licensing and Labeling

This is the last of a series of three articles covering Bottled Water Testing, Source Development, and Licensing and Labeling.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11860

Getting Started in the Bottled Water Business: Source Water Development

This is the second in a series of three bottled water articles. The first article appeared in July; the last will run in October. Your natural spring, well or artesian well source already may be providing you with the "best water you’ve ever tasted" with little effort on your part. However, selling that same water for public consumption puts you under government scrutiny.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11827

Getting Started in the Bottled Water Business: Water Testing Requirements

This is the first in a series of three articles covering bottled water testing, source development and licensing and labeling.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11753

Water Vending is Here to Stay

Consumer concerns about drinking water contaminants and aesthetics partially explains the increased demands for alternatives to tap water such as bottled water or water from a vending machine. Media hype about contaminants and aggressive marketing by some bottled water companies also plays a role.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11648

FDA Bottled Water Regulations UpdateNine Stayed Parameters and Quarterly Testing Requirements

On August 6, 1998, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that effective February 2, 1999, bottled water must meet the requirements of the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for the nine stayed parameters, which include: antimony, beryllium, cyanide, nickel, thallium, diquat, endothall, glyphosate, and 2,3,7,8-tcdd (dioxin). This announcement requires bottlers to monitor for these nine parameters and comply with the same maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) as established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11479

Profit, Productivity and Today's Technology for the Water Filtration and Bottled Water Industries

All successful bottled water and water filtration business owners know that the integration of all operational phases of their business is crucial.

About The Author: 

Lorraine Keating is president and owner of PC Data Processing, Inc., headquartered in New York and Florida, with distributors throughout the United States and Canada. The company has been a software supplier to the water industry for over eight years and is the developer of Visual WaterMate. Visual WaterMate is integrated with Visual AccountMate, a product of AccountMate Software Systems in California, with a base of 80,000 users. Ms. Keating may be reached at 516-767-3158, email: pcdata@webcom.com.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11023

Bottled Water Quality Guidelines: FDA to WHO or What ?

The bottled water industry is exposed to regulations from the local level through the international level.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
10888

Bottled Water Audits: What's Involved ?

A look at what goes on during a bottled water facility audit

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
10411