What Makes One Water Better? Memphis Aquifer Versus Youngstown Meander!

I was recently asked whether the water in my adopted hometown of Memphis, TN, or that of my birthplace, Youngstown, Ohio was better. As it turns out, both municipalities deliver safe, clean drinking water. However, there are differences that lead to a different end product, different threats to the source water, and different taste. This comparison question is a good one because these two water products are vastly different. Let’s…

How can I get safe water overseas?

A lingering question for overseas and Mexico travelers has to do with gaining assurance that safe drinking water is readily available. The tap water quality in many poorer nations is indeed questionable and can cause intestinal upsets and even more serious illnesses. The good news is that the major water bottlers have an impressive market penetration all across the globe and while safe bottled drinking water is not universally available across the…

What Does The Future Of Bottled Water Look Like?

The future for bottled water companies is so bright we have to wear shades. Jokes aside, the market for premium bottled water of all kinds is sure to keep expanding. Based on a growing population, increased contamination, drought, and dwindling water sources consumers will continue to look to bottled water products for safety, convenience and in many cases, for taste, health and even medicinal purposes. Our universal quest for the…