BYOB Campaign raises cancer issues associated with bottled water


“The plastic in water bottles has been known to leach chemicals into the water,” she said. “Tap water is tested multiple times daily for safety, whereas the entire bottled water industry is monitored by one person in the FDA who has other responsibilities as well. As such, the bottled water industry remains highly unregulated. From an economic standpoint, bottled water makes no sense.  Here, we have access to clean, safe and free tap water. Bottled water costs the equivalent of $10 per gallon. And to think we complain about gas prices.”