Bottled Water v. Tap Water.

Via on Oct 21, 2010

~ vs. ~

It’s no contest.

The linked words below represent most of the resources and blogs we’ve put together over the past two years regarding this issue. Two of them are purty funny. ~ ed.

Tap water is dirty and full of flouride and sits around in pipes. Bottled water comes from a spring and is tested for purity.


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10 Responses to “Bottled Water v. Tap Water.”

  1. elephantjournal says:

    I agree. I think the 90 second thing got him going a bit much!

  2. Christopher Smith says:

    He forgot to mention that the FD regulates bottled water and uses different standards than the EPA, which regulates tap water. The EPA actually uses higher standards than the FDA, so it can be said that tap water is more likely better for you than bottled water.

  3. ARCreated says:

    I don't care what's in the tap…bottled water is a NIGHTMARE and in the long run worse for everyone. Get a filtration system, fill your reusable water bottle and move on. bottled water is a scam, end of story. bottled water and plastic bags at the grocery store…pet peeves of things that are most useless and easily avoidable.

  4. yohanna gomez says:

    I’m a civil engineering students and in one of the classes about water treatment you get seriously grossed out about tap water unless you have a filter for your whole house don’t use tap water. It contains a lot of carcinogenic substances and the chlorine they use to “clean” the water combines with this substances creating very dangerous compounds. In europe they use ozone instead of chlorine

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    They both fall way below quality of actual FREE natural spring water you can get for yourself:

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