Fun Facts

Below are some interesting facts about water.

Arkansas Times Article

“Bottled water is 240-10,000 times more expensive than tap water”

“Bottled water is water transformed into water because the companies draw water from municipal taps”

“We throw away 30 million water bottles a day, only 13% are recycled”

“Tap water is cleaner, more closely monitored, and more drinkable than bottled water” 

Challenges in the Water Industry

In 2011, bottled water sales went up to 9.1 billion gallons. Now it is at 29.2 billion gallons

There are no credible findings that bottled water is healthier, or has any nutritional value over tap water

If you drink tap water for your recommended 8 glasses of water a day, tap water will only set you back about .49 cents. If you drink bottled water in 16oz bottles, it will cost around $4 to get the recommended amount.

It takes 1,000 years for plastic bottles to biodegrade