Research Studies & Publications

The Science of Drinking Water

We believe in the necessity of research and proven facts. This section contains important scientific research that has been done on drinking water - looking at many facets of the industry and encompassing both tap and bottled water.

From industry developments to findings on HPC bacteria and more, these papers delve into a range of primary drinking water topics.

Read submitted papers on Water Quality, Safety and Health.

"Over the past several years, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) adopted several new bottled water quality standards, as well as issued guidance and regulations to address security threats.

These programs, in combination with guidelines developed and followed by the bottled water industry, serve to further enhance the safety of bottled water."

— Drinking Water Research Foundation