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bottle_of_the_waters - Josecarlos Antonio Ruiz Diaz English...

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Josecarlos Antonio Ruiz Diaz English 102 Michael Philp Notes The “Bottle” of the Waters! Bottled water and tap water notes and facts used in the argument paper project. - Whoever, whenever the odds of buying bottled water is high. At markets, gymnasiums, schools, bottled water is more reachable than any other drink. - Over 30% of the water used by the bottlers comes from the water supply, in other words, tap water. - “A 2001 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) study confirmed the widespread belief that consumers associate bottled water with social status and healthy living” - “Bottled water is often no healthier than tap water, but it can be 10,000 times more expensive.” - “A domestic bottled of water that cost 19 to 40 cents can be resold to customers for $1.50.” - “There is no reason to believe that bottled water is safer than tap water. The public water supply is much more stringently regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency than bottled water is by the Food and Drug Administration” - "More than half of all Americans drink bottled water; about a third of the public consumes it regularly." - Over six billion gallons of water were consumed and about $7.7 billion was paid just in the U.S - “Bottled water that crosses state lines is considered a food product and is overseen by the Food
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