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Unformatted text preview: han anybody else: 107 liters per year per inhabitant in average. In the United States, 54% of Americans regularly drink bottled water. $20,000 spent every minute of every day on bottled water 25­40% of bottled water sold in US is simply tap water that has undergone additional treatment or had minerals added at the bottling plant Water bottlers are not required to test for the presence of E. coli, cryptosporidium, giardia, asbestos, or certain organic compounds such as benzenes. Required to test weekly rather than daily International standards International World Health Organization's "Guidelines for Drink provides guidance at an international level. Many countries use this as the basis to establish their own national standards. It represents a scientific assessment as we...
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