New Water Act may kill proposed bottled-water business
New Water Act may kill proposed bottled-water business.
I mean, we can’t survive with just offering bottled water on the Island," said James Wood, president of Pure Island Waters Ltd.
for retail sale in Atlantic Canada.
A preliminary draft of the Water Act, released to the public Thursday, includes a provision to ban the export of water from P.E.I.
It’s all emotional."
‘s environment minister told CBC News the draft legislation reflects the views of residents.
"Really there were no rules around [exporting bottling water] and we were thankful the minister listened."
"It’s nice to have that written in the legislation and to know that water bottling plants with business plans to export will not be allowed to happen here."
It does not affect our water in any way … and so I’m confused by it," said Wood.