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2009-07-14 08:00:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide concern over BPA (Bisphenol A) used to make plastic bottles for water continues to be a hot topic of discussion, this week seen on FOX, ABC and CBS, even on Twitter. Thousands of "tweets" are appearing daily, further educating the public and demanding changes, ultimately a proposed ban on bottled water in some communities. This outcry for change demonstrates the need for the American public to have healthy alternatives. Not only is it...

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2009-07-09 10:10:00

Despite public belief, tap water could actually be more pure than some bottled water, according to a report from the General Accountability Office on Wednesday. The report found notable disparities between the management of public drinking water systems and the bottled water industry. "Public water systems must annually provide consumer confidence reports that summarize local drinking water quality information about the water's sources, detected contaminants, and compliance with national...

2009-06-24 10:45:00

DENVER, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Instapure Brands, Inc. announced today it would donate Instapure water filtration systems to "Bike To Work Day" participants on Wednesday, June 24, 2009. The End of Faucet systems, which coincide with the "green" event theme, will be available while supplies last at Centerra's two breakfast stations, which may be found by visiting www.ci.loveland.co.us. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090624/LA37579LOGO) Bike To Work Day is an opportunity for...

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2009-06-19 07:58:19

A small study has shown that people tend to believe that bottled water is somehow healthier than water from the tap. However, the research, published in the open access journal BMC Public Health, also shows that people are unsure exactly what these benefits might be and that they are rarely the main reason for choosing bottled. Lorna Ward led a team of researchers from the University of Birmingham who carried out interviews with users of the University's sports centre. She said: "The majority...

2009-05-05 10:00:00

May 3 - 9, 2009 Event Promotes Understanding of Our Water Systems and Natural Resources PACIFIC GROVE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California American Water encourages residents of the Monterey Peninsula to recognize "National Drinking Water Week" May 3 - 9. The event was established more than 30 years ago by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) to raise public awareness of the fundamental need for safe and reliable drinking water supplies. "The importance of investing...

2009-04-29 09:49:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New Wave Enviro Products Inc is proud to offer their new Better Water Bottle Filter and Corn Based Bottle to its line of money saving, green living, reusable water products. The bottle filter provides pure, clean drinking water and can be reused 90 times. The corn-based bottle takes merely 80 days to degrade in a commercial compost: a winning combination for preserving the environment and providing healthy, good tasting water. (Photo:...

2009-04-24 14:16:00

Removes More Than 99 Percent for PUR Faucet Filters and More Than 96 Percent for PUR Pitchers(1) CINCINNATI, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Associated Press issued a new report on April 20, 2009 regarding pharmaceutical compounds found in drinking water. Pharmaceuticals have now been detected in the drinking water of at least 51 million Americans. To date, scientists have found no evidence of adverse health effects by consumers exposed to trace levels of pharmaceuticals in the water supply....

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2009-04-10 14:14:26

Officials have cut off the main water pipeline in Mexico City due to drastically low reserve levels. The pipeline closure began on Thursday and is scheduled to be in effect for 36 hours over Easter weekend. An estimated 20 million residents are said to be without fresh running water while city officials work on repairs and try to reverse a record drop in reserve levels. The Cutzamala supply system is at 47 percent capacity. The shutdown is taking place during Semana Santa, Mexico's second...

2009-04-03 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In the current economy, Americans are looking for ways to live better for less. PUR has teamed up with top health and environmental experts Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg & Elizabeth Rogers to offer guidance on how to incorporate simple, budget-friendly changes into any daily routine... Turn the thermostat back. Save as much as 10% a year on heating and cooling bills by simply turning the thermostat back 10-15% for 8 hours.(i) Use ceiling fans....

2009-03-20 05:29:00

BASINGSTOKE, England, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- - Latest Global Beverage Forecasts from Canadean The combined forces of the economic downturn and environmental pressures are causing a sharp slowdown in the global bottled water market, according to a recent analysis by global beverage industry specialists, Canadean. The situation is most marked in the USA, where Canadean is forecasting annual growth of under 1% for the next five years. This is a significant deceleration from the...


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