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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…
Bottled water provided to residents of Denmark, S.C.
Bottled water provided to residents of Denmark, S.C.
Dec 10 2018
Volunteers with Denmark Citizens for Safe Drinking Water have distributed nearly 2,000 cases of donated bottled water with the help of neighboring…
Nestle Waters provides bottled water to Flint, Mich.
Nestle Waters provides bottled water to Flint, Mich.
Dec 3 2018
Nestle Waters has extended their commitment to provide bottled water donations to Flint, Mich., through April 2019. The company already has donated 3…
EU bans single-use plastics and encourages recycling drinking water bottles
EU bans single-use plastics and encourages recycling drinking water bottles
Oct 29 2018
The European Parliament approved a ban on single-use plastics in Europe by 2021. The proposal was overwhelmingly approved on a vote of 571 to 53 and…
Bottled water pallets discovered untouched post-Hurricane Maria
Bottled water pallets discovered untouched post-Hurricane Maria
Sep 13 2018
New photos have revealed millions of water bottles intended for survivors of Hurricane Maria sitting on a runway in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, more than a…
Residents prepare for Hurricane Florence with bottled water
Residents prepare for Hurricane Florence with bottled water
Sep 11 2018
As Hurricane Florence nears the East Coast, residents are stocking up on bottled water in anticipation of power outages and other water quality…
Nestle water under fire for groundwater extraction rights
Nestle water under fire for groundwater extraction rights
Jun 29 2018
The U.S. Forest Service offered Nestle Waters North America a three-year permit to continue drawing water from the San Bernardino National Forest,…
European bottled water providers seek to limit pollution
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 2025,…
May 11 2018
On May 10, Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver announced the donation of bottled water from Nestle Waters. The controversial bottled water company will…
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