Abstract The consumption of bottle water has been growing over the past decade. There has been many studies and research done on the two. The research proves if you have safe drinking water in your municipal you should drink the tap water. There are benefits of drinking municipal water because studies found bottle water and municipal water the same in safety.
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Water is an essential part to human life. We as humans need around eight to twelve cups per day to make up for the fact that throughout normal functions such as breathing and sweating we lose an average of ten cups per day. To make sure that we are healthy and everything runs properly, we must
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Many people buy bottle water for convenience but do not realize how much harm it has our environment. The environmental impact of the rising consumption of bottled water is over 100 times higher than drinking tap water, so its rise has serious implications for the environment. This is according to (Conner-Knox). Plastic is a byproduct of petroleum. Also, 10 million barrels of crude oil are used each year to make plastic water bottles that is not counting what it takes to transport the bottled water from state to state or country to country. The National Resources Defense Council reports that an estimated 9,700 tons of carbon dioxide are emitted annually to transport bottled water. Also, it takes 1000 years for a plastic bottle to biodegrade? Here are some stats provide by container recycle institute, in 2006 28.3 billion gallons of water were sold in U.S. alone. About 86% of bottles were thrown away, not recycled. With growing concerns over disappearing landfills space and becoming dependent on foreign countries for oil I ask you to use your safe healthy tap water and refill your bottle or just walk over to the water fountain. Many believe bottle water is worth the cost, but do not realize they are getting the same product, from their tap. An estimated 60% of bottle water sold in U.S. is filtered tap water (Parag). This water is not worth the cost. Also, People spend up to 1000 dollars a