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Whew. There certainly are quite a few types of bottled water, aren't there?
By now, you might be wondering what kind of water you've been drinking all along. An easy way to tell is by simply
reading the label. As you know now, the FDA requires that each brand of bottled water be labeled according
to type (standards of identity). But we understand that you might want to know more about a few of the most
popular brands. All of the following competitor brands are of good quality yet differ in significant ways.
This well-known bottled water brand produced by PepsiCo is derived from a municipal source and goes through a purification
process that uses charcoal filtration, reverse-osmosis, ozonination and other elements of the process.
During purification, virtually all of the natural minerals are removed from the water, giving it a light,
Coca-Cola's flagship purified bottled water brand is also derived from a municipal source and undergoes a
reverse-osmosis-based purification process. However, Dasani® gets a blend of minerals added back after the
purification process, giving it a crisp taste.
This upscale spring water comes from a source in the northern French Alps.
The water is collected from an aquifer that is fed by snowmelt and rainfall.
Other than filtration through the ground's sand and clay, no other purifying process is used to produce this bottled water.
Learn more about Nestlé Waters North America's regional spring water brands:
Poland Spring® Natural Spring Water
Arrowhead® Mountain Spring Water
Deer Park® Natural Spring Water
Ice Mountain® Natural Spring Water
Ozarka® Natural Spring Water
Zephyrhills® Natural Spring Water
It takes 65 gallons of water to produce one serving size of milk.
The incredible journey your water takes from the sea to the sky to the ground.