Bottled Water

Mar 28 2007
Feedwater used for bottling water must be treated effectively to eliminate a variety of contaminants. Treatments, contaminants found and the...
Mar 28 2007
It’s a simple concept: Name a type of product, and it should be easy to determine the applicable standard for it. Unfortunately, in today’s complex...
Mar 7 2007
WQP: What scientific or technological advances have benefited the bottled water industry recently? Joseph Doss: Advances in process control and...
Dec 4 2006
A major key to success for any bottled water company is the ability to produce a consistently high-quality product, without risk to the consumer....
Nov 30 2006
Source waters typically contain a number of contaminants that may affect the purity and quality of bottled water. Failure to effectively treat these...
Nov 30 2006
In October 2006, Joseph K. Doss, president and CEO of the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), gave a report to members at IBWA’s 48th...
Aug 28 2006
The bottled water industry has become very profitable in the past 10 years. And the global growth of bottled water consumption is expected to...
Aug 28 2006
Over the past 30 years, consumers have flocked to refreshing, mostly taste-free bottled water. This rapid expansion is fueled by the desire for...
Aug 28 2006
Bottled water testing requirements and drinking water contaminants continue to present new layers of complexity for bottled water producers....
Aug 28 2006
Among beverages, bottled water undoubtedly enjoys a privileged position in the marketplace. Consumers are willing to pay a hefty premium for the...
Aug 28 2006
  Around the world, the bottled water industry is faced with a number of opportunities and challenges that can impact the way bottled water...
Aug 28 2006
Worldwide, water cooler sanitation has emerged as an increasingly important issue for consumers and industry alike. Today, consumers have more...
Aug 28 2006
The bottled water industry is maturing and, like wine, has gotten better with age. Major changes have taken place over the years, from the way...
Aug 28 2006
We often assume that bottled water is cleaner than tap water, and in some parts of the world, that is certainly the case. In the U.S., bottled water...
Aug 28 2006
The FedEx and UPS drivers have them; the Schwan’s food delivery drivers have them; the Pepsi and other soda delivery drivers have them. Today,...
Aug 28 2006
Located in Louisiana, about 50 miles inland of New Orleans on the north shore of Lake Ponchartrain, Abita Springs is a natural artesian spring that...
Aug 24 2006
The International Ozone Association (IOA) was formed in 1973 to serve as the central vehicle and authority for the global gathering, dissemination...
Aug 24 2006
Many people determine the quality of water they consume by how it smells, tastes or looks. Although these criteria are important to the consumer,...
Aug 24 2006
The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) occupies a unique position as an organization representing domestic and international interests...
Aug 24 2006
WQP: How is increased bottled water taxation (excise, sales and severance taxes) affecting the bottled water industry? Henry R. Hidell, III: The...