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NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH: DURING EMERGENCIES OR NATURAL DISASTERS, BOTTLED WATER IS ALWAYS THERE WHEN YOU NEED IT

Alexandria, VA – The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) reminds consumers and government officials that during a natural disaster (e.g., flood, hurricane, wildfire), emergency, or other event that causes tap water to be unsafe or unavailable, the bottled water industry is committed to ensuring that safe, reliable bottled water is provided to emergency-support organizations, city…
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THE NATION’S HEALTHIEST BEVERAGE ENJOYS STRONG GROWTH SURGE

Alexandria, VA – The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), in conjunction with Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC), has released 2014 bottled water statistics, which show that Americans’ consumption of bottled water increased by 7.3 percent and bottled water sales are up 6.4 percent since the previous year. “Consumers’ thirst for bottled water appears on track to…
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National Study Assesses Evolving Attitudes toward Water Quality

The Water Quality Association (WQA) has unveiled the results of its 2015 Study of Consumers’ Opinions and Perceptions Regarding Water Quality. This was the fifth time in eleven years that WQA has commissioned a study analyzing consumers’ attitudes toward water quality and water treatment. The study is based on a national survey conducted in March…
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THE NATION’S HEALTHIEST BEVERAGE MAKERS SEEK SUPPORT ON CAPITOL HILL

For Media Release June 3, 2014 Alexandria, VA – Members of the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) are taking to the halls of  Capitol Hill today (Wednesday, June 3, 2015) seeking continued support for policies that will promote the growth and consumption of bottled water, the world’s healthiest packaged beverage. Bottled water is also expected…
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Nestle Taps Into Bottled Water On-Demand

By Mike Esterl Water is heavy, cheap and flows from kitchen taps--not exactly the first thing you'd consider putting on your online shopping list, right? Well, it's more popular than you might think. Nestlé SA says its U.S. water home-delivery business grew twice as fast as shipments to brick-and-mortar stores last year. In the first quarter…
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