bottled water Articles

  • Waterlogic International December 2007 newsletter

    Although coolers have become a traditional placefor office workers to exchange the latest gossip, a London council has deemed them - and bottled water - environmentally unfriendly and is insisting that staff switch to the tap variety instead.Islington council believes it will save more than £8,000 a year on bottled water and thousands more on coolers after it agreed to stop paying for them. The ...

  • The switch to refillable bottled water in Indonesia: a serious health risk

    In recent years, the consumption of refillable bottled water has increased considerably in emerging countries. However, the quality of this water is often questionable, as authorities lack the capacity to properly check refilling depots. Given that refillable bottled water not only replaces unimproved water sources, but also better-quality sources, like piped and branded bottled water, its ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The effect of seasonal climate on bottled water distribution in rural Cambodia

    The rural population of Cambodia currently has limited access to improved water sources, with monthly access significantly varying between the wet and dry seasons. This poses difficulties for many households across the country, especially in the dry season when stored rainwater – a common source for many – becomes difficult to obtain, necessitating a switch to sources unsafe for ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The green document

    Replacing bottled water with Waterlogic POU units significantly reduces negative impact on the environment. Waterlogic products are by nature a disruptive technology replacing bottled water and promoting a positive effect on the environment: • Reducing fuel consumption resulting in CO2 emissions and traffic congestion caused by delivery trucks on the road moving bottles• Eliminating wasted ...


    By Waterlogic International Ltd

  • Ozone for Bottling Applications

    Over the last decades there has been an increasing demand for water in bottles, cans, etc.. This demand or trend, which has many reasons beyond the scope of this paper, has drawn manufacturers' attention to the necessity for specialised filling techniques. One particular problem that plagues the bottled water industry is the microbial quality of the bottled products. In the more recent past, ...

  • Energy implications of bottled water

    As bottled water use continues to expand around the world, there is growing interest in the environmental, economical, and social implications of that use, including concerns about waste generation, proper use of groundwater, hydrologic effects on local surface and groundwater, economic costs, and more. A key concern is how much energy is required to produce and use bottled water. This paper ...


    By Pacific Institute

  • Bottleless (POU) Water Cooler System Advantages Over Bottled Water Cooler Systems

    Bottleless water cooler (or point of use) systems advantages over bottled water cooler systems.  The use of Waterlogic products especially reduces energy and resource waste when compared to bottled water cooler ...


    By Waterlogic International Ltd

  • Potential health impacts of consuming desalinated bottled water

    This study compared physicochemical properties, anion and carbon content and major and trace elements in desalinated and non-desalinated bottled water available in Qatar, and assessed the potential health risks associated with prolonged consumption of desalinated water. Results indicate that Qatar's population is not at elevated risk of dietary exposure to As (mean = 666 ng/L), Ba ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • An assessment of consumer preferences on the drinking water market: today to the future

    In the 21st century, water has become a priority issue as a vital commodity which has no substitute and has growing economic and strategic value. It is predicted that a significant part of the world population will be faced with drinking water problems in the coming years. This study was focused on the determination of consumer preference trends for drinking water. In the scope of the study, the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Our customers talk about the flavor of water from air

    "Does water really have a flavor?", you might ask. Oh YES, to many people it does! And some people are so picky about it, that they would only buy a certain brand of bottled water, and not others. We asked some of our customers to describe the flavor of water that was generated by one of Tsunami® atmospheric water ...


    By Tsunami Products, Inc.

  • Plastic Water Bottle Caps Push Pull Lid Caps

    Plastic Water Bottle Caps Push Pull Lid Caps Features: Plastic water bottle push pull cap, as seen on many water bottles, and here seen in closed configuration. The unique three-dimensional modeling is very unique and adopts safe and non-toxic pp material, which has little damage to the environment and ...

  • The Guildford Arms - Case Study

    The Guildford Arms is a Georgian-style gastropub in Royal Greenwich. There are two dining rooms and an area for private dining where guests enjoy chef patron Guy Awford’s delicious modern British food. When refurbishing the pub in 2013, an EcoPure Waters’ filtration system was installed to provide drinking water for customers. “Sustainability was high on our agenda when we ...


    By EcoPure Waters

  • Impact of sunlight/dark storage on natural spring water bottled in polyethylene terephthalate

    The effect of two environmental variables, ultraviolet radiation and external air temperature, on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottled water was investigated over 100 days. The high pressure liquid chromatography results showed the migration of carbonyl compounds (acetaldehyde, formaldehyde and acetone) from PET bottles into water over 3 months. Storage of PET bottled water enhanced the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Predicting water filter and bottled water use in Appalachia: a community-scale case study

    A questionnaire survey was conducted in order to assess residents’ perceptions of water quality for drinking and recreational purposes in a mid-sized city in northcentral West Virginia. Two logistic regression analyses were conducted in order to investigate the factors that influence bottle use and filter use. Results show that 37% of respondents primarily use bottled water and that 58% use a ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Microbiological quality of bottled water brands sold in retail outlets in New Zealand

    The microbiological quality of bottled water has been studied over the past 30 years as bottled water can contain pathogens. The aim of this study was to determine if retailed bottled water in New Zealand complied with the Australia and New Zealand Food Standards (ANZFS) Code (2002) and the New Zealand Microbiological Reference Criteria (1995). Thirty-eight domestic and imported bottled water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Perceptions of bottled water consumers in three Brazilian municipalities

    This study presents perceptions of consumers of bottled water in their households in three Brazilian municipalities. Data from interviews were analyzed using the Discourse Collective Subject method. Interviewees spent, on average, the equivalent of 40% of their water bill for the public water supply on the purchase of bottled water. The decision about water consumption in the household ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Differences in water consumption choices in Canada: the role of socio-demographics, experiences, and perceptions of health risks

    In 2000 and 2001 Canadians were shocked by water contamination events that took place in two provinces. In 2004 we undertook an internet-based survey across Canada that asked respondents to identify in percentage terms their total drinking water consumption according to one of three sources: tap water, bottled water, and home-filtered water (either some type of container or an in-tap filter ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Perfluorinated compounds contamination in tap water and bottled water in Bangkok, Thailand

    Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) have been detected in the environment, in biota and in humans. The exposure pathways of these chemicals to humans are unclear. Tap water and bottled water are two possible pathways of PFCs occurrence in human blood. The major objectives of the study were to identify the occurrences of PFCs ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Bottled versus tap water fact sheet

    Where does bottled water come from? Those beautiful mountain illustrations on water bottles are often very far from the true source of the water inside. Bottled water sources can be hard to track down, as bottled water manufacturers are not required to disclose where the water comes from or for that matter, what’s in their water. In fact, the best indicator of what kind of water ...

  • Plastic Water Bottle Caps Push Pull Lid Caps

    Plastic Water Bottle Caps push pull bottle caps Features: plastic bottle caps made of plastic, as seen on many water bottles, and here seen in closed configuration. The unique three-dimensional modeling is very unique and adopts safe and non-toxic pp material, which has little damage to the ...

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