16 Facts That Show Why Bottled Water Is One Of The Biggest Scams Of The Century

In some cases, publicly-sourced tap may actually be safer since it is usually tested more frequently.
Read on to find out all the things you didn’t know about your drinking water.
Last year was the first time Americans drank more bottled water than soda.
In fact, a recent report found that almost half of all bottled water is actually derived from the tap.
Tap water is also typically tested for quality and contamination more frequently than bottled water.
A recent study from the International Bottled Water Association found that North American companies companies use 1.39 liters of water to make one liter of the bottled stuff.
For every six water bottles Americans use, only one makes it to the recycle bin, according to National Geographic.
REUTERS/Jamal Saidi Source: National Geographic So think twice the next time you consider buying a case of bottled water.
If you can’t find it, contact your local representative.
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