- 40% of the bottled water sold in the United States is tap water anyway.
- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires hundreds of tests each month on municipal water supplies, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which regulates bottled water, requires only one test a week on bottled water.
- Only 40% of bottled water--that which is sold across state lines--is regulated by the FDA in the first place.
I don't know why we have all bought into the thought that drinking fountains are so "icky". Well, that is a lie... I know why....fountains just look icky!
I have totally scrapped plastic water bottles anyway in favor of SIGGs because of the fact that there are chemicals that leach from the plastic into the water that may affect our health.
Braden LOVES his and I just got a small one for T. He can drink out of it just fine. But needs our help to pop off the cap and twist it open (which his big brother is happy to do).