Pollution, contaminants, chemicals and price are some of the things that come to mind when thinking about drinking water. Is the water that you drink safe? Bottled water or tap water: which is safer? Should you drink bottled water because it is treated or should you drink tap water because it’s cheaper? Let’s take a look at some facts surrounding bottled water and tap water.
The label on the bottle can be misleading. Although, it may depict a pristine mountain stream, it doesn’t mean that the water it contains is pristine and pure. In some cases, the water is just glorified tap water being sold thousand times its original cost. Some companies may provide bottled water that comes from natural springs and pristine sources, but some just treat water from the municipal supply.
Bottled water is easier to carry around, they are refreshing and some of them also taste better than tap water. But bottled water is not better protected or better regulated than tap water. It cannot be said that bottled water is safer than tap water. Read more