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Research foundation to consumers: Get to know what’s in your drinking water

Alexandria, VA, May 6, 2014 — The Drinking Water Research Foundation is urging consumers to think about their drinking water during National Drinking Water Week this week.

Review Paper Analyzes Quality Differences Between Bottled Water & Tap Water

Alexandria, VA, November 19, 2013 — The results of a review paper, “Microbial Health Risks of Regulated Drinking Waters in the United States,” released today by the Drinking Water Research Foundation (DWRF) show that, on a gallon-for-gallon basis, bottled water is tested more often than tap water.

FDA rejects NRDC’s proposed ban on BPA
Alexandria, VA, March 31, 2012 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it was rejecting a citizen petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) that would have banned the plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) from all food and drink packaging, including plastic bottles and canned food.

Video links to Yale Symposium on Drinking Water
New Haven, CT, August 2009 -- YouTube video excerpts from the “Your Drinking Water: Challenges and Solutions for the 21st Century” symposium that was held at Yale University.

Yale University Drinking Water Symposium
New Haven, CT, May 2009 -- The “Your Drinking Water: Challenges and Solutions for the 21st Century” Symposium was held at Yale University on April 20th & 21st, 2009. The purpose of the symposium was to bring together individuals who are leaders in their fields and discuss, given his/her area.