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2010-09-14 13:52:00

DENVER, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers seeking a safer alternative to tap water following recent media reports about pollution by antidepressants, antibiotics, birth control pills, cosmetics and other substances should consider home and office filtration systems and bottled water delivery from any number of leading suppliers. "People are wondering what they need to do to make sure their water is safe. Basically, you either have a filter, or you are the filter," says Tom Schwein,...

2010-09-14 05:18:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the biggest concerns facing Americans and people worldwide today is the absence of clean, sanitary drinking water. Over the past few years people have begun to wake up to the fact that their tap water isn't as clean as they originally thought; the discovery has been made that a large portion of drinking water in the United States is laced with pharmaceuticals and chemicals. It is a two part problem, however, because the vast amount of...

2010-08-18 12:34:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're like most parents, your pediatrician told you at your child's back-to-school check-up how important it is that your kids drink plenty of water. But how can we get our kids to drink more water when they're bombarded each day with sugary choices like juice, soda and chocolate milk? Just in time for Back-to-School, Dr. Maoshing Ni (Dr. Mao) -- the highly-regarded wellness expert, author of several best-selling health books including Secrets...

2010-07-07 09:02:00

HERSHEY, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As the commonwealth swelters in the latest heat wave, Pennsylvania American Water today recommended water usage tips to help residents get the most out of every drop. "We always urge customers to use water wisely, but this message becomes even more important when extremely high temperatures, increased demand and the lack of rainfall put added stress on water supplies," said Daniel J. Hufton, senior director of production for Pennsylvania American...

2010-06-11 13:01:00

National mayor's meeting spotlights need to support, reinvest in the tap OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors released the preliminary findings from an ongoing national survey demonstrating that more and more cities are phasing out bottled water from city budgets. These initial findings come on the heels of an executive order by Colorado Governor Bill Ritter cutting state spending on the bottle. Four states, including New York,...

2010-05-26 11:52:39

A Montreal study finds heterotrophic bacteria counts, in more than 70 percent of bottled water samples, exceed the recommended limits specified by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). Researchers from Ccrest laboratories report their results May 25 at the 110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in San Diego. "Despite having the cleanest tap water a large number of urban Canadians are switching over to bottled water for their daily hydration requirements....

2010-04-28 14:44:00

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water will mark the beginning of National Drinking Water Week through its participation in Water Awareness Day, a one-day festival hosted by the Water Awareness Committee of Monterey County, Saturday, May 1, at Del Monte Center in Monterey. National Drinking Water Week has been celebrated for more than 35 years by the American Water Works Association and its members. Established in 1881, AWWA is the oldest and largest...

2010-04-22 08:30:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Move Collective, LLC, today announced that bobble, the stylish, patented water bottle that filters as you drink, is debuting on retail shelves nationwide. Beginning this Earth Day and through the coming weeks, bobble will be available at AC Moore, Bealls Department Store, Bloomingdales, Boscov's, Canadian Tire, Carsons, Container Store, Cracker Barrel, GNC, Home Shopping Network, JC Penney, Kitchen Collections, REI, Spencer Gifts, Wegmans and Whole Foods....

2010-03-22 11:57:00

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Move Collective, LLC, today invites you to celebrate World Water Day by making the choice to embrace clean drinking water in a sustainable manner. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100322/NY74450 ) The most popular mode Americans currently employ to obtain clean drinking water, with single-use plastic water bottles, has a hefty price tag attached to it. Americans annually spend over $15 billion on bottled water. Environmentally, the costs...

2010-02-04 13:01:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today finds that water, in all its forms, has the least environmental impact of any beverage choice. And when compared to other packaged beverages, including soft drinks, sports drinks, enhanced waters and juices, bottled water has the lightest environmental footprint. The "life cycle analysis study," available at www.beveragelcafootprint.com, was commissioned by Nestle Waters North America and conducted by Quantis...


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