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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.

Yale Scientist Refutes Study on Bottled Water Issued By Environmental Working Group
New Haven, CT, October 16, 2008 -- One of the nation's leading microbiologists, Dr. Stephen Edberg, professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine, and the director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, strongly refuted today the Environmental Working Group's study on bottled water quality, citing the study's flawed methodology and lack of sound science.