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Nov 7 2019
The Los Angeles City Council recently voted to start working on laws to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles on city property. The…
Nov 4 2019
In July, Hurricane Barry marked the start of the Atlantic hurricane season when it made landfall on the Gulf Coast, and in August, Hurricane Dorian—…
Oct 31 2019
On a recent late night flight to San Antonio, Texas, for the Water Quality Assn. Mid-Year Leadership Conference, I was writing this month’s Dealer of…
Oct 23 2019
The U.S. EPA issued a new proposal with the aim of improving how the nation tests for lead and copper in drinking water, according to the Washington…
Oct 21 2019
Norwegian Encore, the newest ship from Norwegian Cruise Line, will carry no plastic water bottles to offer guests when it launches in November. The…
Oct 18 2019
FIJI Water has announced it is in the process of making all of its bottles from 100% recycled plastic (rPET) by 2025.  In a press release, the…
Oct 11 2019
The city of Newark, N.J., will stop giving out free bottled water to most residents and instead switch back to giving free water filters to those who…
Sep 26 2019
Bottled water continues to be popular among consumers, according to a Water Quality Assn. (WQA) report. 78% of respondents to the 2019 WQA Consumer…
Sep 10 2019
Adams County, Wis., officials announced the county will distribute bottled water to residents with private wells that are impacted by floodwaters.…
Aug 27 2019
On Aug. 27, approximately 200 New Jersey residents protested outside the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.’s business district, where MTV’s Video…
Aug 22 2019
The San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) has added plastic bottled water to its list of restricted food service items.  According to CNN, the ban is…
Aug 14 2019
The Newark Education Workers (NEW) Caucus and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) will be in federal court tomorrow, Aug. 15, 2019,…
Aug 12 2019
Bottled water will be used amid lead filter concerns in Newark, N.J. According to NBC New York, bottled water will be provided for residents in the…
Aug 8 2019
Nestle announced they will keep providing free bottled water to Flint, Mich., beyond its originally proposed end distribution date in August.…
Jul 5 2019
Webster, Mass., built a 2.5-million-gal-per-day treatment plant to remove iron and manganese from drinking water wells. According to South Coast…
Jun 6 2019
On June 3, Poland Spring announced a plan to use 100% recycled plastic for its noncarbonated water containers. The company’s effort starts this month…
Apr 30 2019
On April 25, the U.S. EPA released the draft interim guidance for addressing groundwater contaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and/or…
Arsenic in some bottled water brands at unsafe levels including Keurig Dr Pepper
Arsenic in some bottled water brands are at unsafe levels including Keurig Dr Pepper.
Apr 24 2019
Arsenic has been found at unsafe levels in some bottled water brands including Keurig Dr Pepper, according to Consumer Reports. According to Consumer…
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new fluoride standard for bottled water, but some say it is still too high
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new fluoride standard for bottled water, but some say it is still too high.
Apr 3 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a lower concentration level standard for fluoride in bottled water. According to CNN, some…
Nestle closes controversial water bottling plant
Nestle closes controversial water bottling plant
Feb 12 2019
Nestle North America closed a controversial Phoenix, Ariz., water bottling plant less than three years after the facility opened. The water bottling…
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