Bottled Water

European bottled water providers seek to limit pollution
May 16 2018

The European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) has announced a goal of raising collection rates of plastic bottles from 60% to 90% by...

Nestle provided bottled water to Flint, Mich.
May 11 2018

On May 10, Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver announced the donation of...

bottled water market on the rise
Apr 26 2018

A new report released by the Business Research Co. found that the...

Flint Mayor asked Michigan governor to continue bottled water distribution
Apr 11 2018

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver has requested a meeting with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to request an extension of state-funded bottled water...

Nestle expands bottled water pumping in Michigan
Apr 3 2018

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has approved a permit for Nestle Waters North America to increase the amount of...

Bottled water and microplastic contamination
Mar 15 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced plans to research the potential health risks of microplastics in...

water in DeKalb County
Mar 9 2018

DeKalb County, Ill., was under a...

Budweiser provides drinking water cans
Mar 6 2018

Anheuser-Busch, the company that produces Budweiser beer, distributed 50,000 cans of drinking water to Bardstown, Ky., after severe...

Nestle faces backlash from Michigan town
Feb 5 2018

Osceola Township, Mich., voted to appeal a county court’s ruling that allowed Nestle to pump more water from the Twin Creek River for...

Nestle lacks permits for groundwater extraction
Dec 28 2017

Following a two-year investigation, the California State Water Board has concluded that Nestle Waters North America does not have...

Flint, Mich., considers ending bottled water distribution
Dec 7 2017

Michigan state officials met Nov. 6 to discuss the...

Kroger recalls purified drinking water
Dec 6 2017

On Dec. 4, the...

London mayor plans public drinking water fountains
Dec 6 2017

London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, announced Nov. 4 plans to expand public drinking water fountains. Additionally, the mayor proposed...

Ontario sets regulations on bottled water companies
Nov 28 2017

The government of Ontario, Canada, allowed bottled water companies to take up to 7.6 million liters of groundwater per day using expired...

Nov 3 2017

The VersaFiller retrofit turns an existing water fountain or cooler into a bottle-filling station. The adapter gasket allows installation onto...

Nestle seeks to dismiss lawsuit
Oct 10 2017

Nestle Waters North America announced it is seeking the dismissal of a customer lawsuit alleging the company misrepresented the source of its...

National Parks release report on bottled water ban
Sep 26 2017

The National Park Service released a report on the ban on the sale of disposable water bottles at U.S. national parks. The report showed that the...

Busch donates canned water
Sep 1 2017

Beer-maker Anheuser-Busch sent 155,000 cans of drinking...

Aug 31 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, some locals have experienced...

Washington residents now pay bottled water tax
Aug 3 2017

Washington state residents started paying sales tax on bottled water. Lawmakers cut the sales tax exemption on water bottles that was in...