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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...

2010-01-07 09:50:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of training and preparation, today the SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro climbers will begin their highly-anticipated ascent of Africa's tallest (19,340-ft) mountain - Mt. Kilimanjaro. The reason? To raise awareness about the need for clean drinking water, as well as funds for clean water programs in the developing world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/pur/41049/...

2009-12-08 19:50:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America leads the bottled water industry in testing and reporting on the quality of its products, and supports Sen. Frank Lautenberg's call today for federal standards to require disclosure by all bottled water manufacturers of water sources and test results concerning water quality. Some Nestle Waters brands include Poland Spring® Natural Spring Water, Deer Park® Natural Spring Water,...

2009-11-30 05:00:00

LONDON, November 30 /PRNewswire/ -- - Climate Conference Chooses Innovative Bottle-less Solution for Delegates Drinking Water Assuring that delegates are refreshed with clean, purified drinking water from a truly sustainable source throughout the conference, the COP 15 has chosen to install Waterlogic water dispensers (http://www.waterlogic.com/viewdoc.asp?co_id=6) for the upcoming Copenhagen event. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2009-10-26 11:40:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As the falling leaves signal falling temperatures, New Jersey American Water reminds homeowners to protect their pipes from frigid winter weather to prevent costly plumbing repairs. "New Jersey American Water encourages home owners to take special care to insulate their pipes from freezing weather to avoid property damage," said John Bigelow, president of New Jersey American Water. "By weatherproofing your home, you can save money on your winter...

2009-10-20 10:00:00

DUNDALK, Ireland and NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua-Nu Filtration Systems Limited, an innovator of commercial point-of-use ceramic water filtration systems, today announced that it is making its advanced solutions available in the U.S. The company's filtration innovation - in the form of its Purity Capsule, Ultra-high Flow Rate Ceramic Filter and other proprietary products - represents a major leap forward in commercial water purification techniques. The solution delivers a...