Does The Storage Of Bottled Water Cause Environmental Problems?

This is a great question, and as confounding as it is, the answers depend a lot on geography as well as global behavior. Here are a few considerations. In some areas, for instance San Luis Obispo, California, the pumping out of groundwater has caused land to sink irreparably damaging property and in many instances permanently changing the grade of the land. Here, where water is scarce the impact of a…

Bottled Water and Aging Water Infrastructure Spell Bad News For Earth

Around 1980 my then Brother-In-Law suggested that I take my water expertise and begin selling bottled water. I told him that he was nuts and then lamented, “who the hell is going to pay for a bottle of water”? Nearly 40 years later, he looms a genius and I feel like a moron. For sure the bottled water market is an economic juggernaut. In a recent story by The Business…