Bottled Water May Be Less Safe Than Tap Water

Where is the evidence that bottled water is better for you than tap water? In fact, it may be less safe than tap water. Two thirds of water from the tap or faucet comes from surface water (reservoirs, lakes, rivers) and the rest from ground water (underground geological formations that store rainwater). It is subject to stringent treatment standards – according to Professor Paul Younger, a hydro geochemist, which make it safer than bottled water. Furthermore, a study in Belfast Northern Ireland of 1,000 people found that they couldn’t tell the difference between tap and bottled water when asked which was the more pleasant, pure, natural and refreshing…Read More (PDF)

June 7, 2015


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