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The bottled water industry promotes an image of purity, but comprehensive testing by the environmental working group (ewg) reveals a surprising array of chemical contaminants in every bottled water brand analyzed, including toxic byproducts of chlorination in walmarts sams choice and giant supermarkets acadia brands, at levels no different than routinely found in tap water. The glacier from which the canadian icebergs originate consists of the unpolluted precipitation that fell and froze in the arctic circle thousands of years ago. Therefore iceberg water has the lowest mineral content of any bottled water, resulting in a smooth and neutral taste. getting information about the quality of bottled water is hard, so consumer reports gathered as many of the reports as we could find and are sharing them with consumers. When first bottled by the ricker family in 1845, the spring water was collected from the crest of the hill on the original poland spring inn property. We continue to review our current sources and occasionally seek new sources that meet our natural spring water requirements and standards. Bottled water brands that treat, test, and tell only 2 of 188 bottled waters surveyed make public 3 basic facts about their products routinely disclosed by municipal water utilities the waters source purification methods chemical pollutants remaining after treatment. Bottled water companies spend millions of dollars to make you believe that bottled water tastes better than tap, but when put to the test it isnt usually the case. Bottled water is generally required to be tested for the same parameters as tap water, but the standards are, in many cases, stricter than for tap water. Purified water is water that has been mechanically filtered or processed to remove impurities and make it suitable for use. Distilled water has been the most common form of purified water, but, in recent years, water is more frequently purified by other processes including capacitive deionization, reverse osmosis, carbon filtering, microfiltration, ultrafiltration, ultraviolet oxidation, or.