The Pros And Cons Of Bottled Water

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People in the U.S.A. are arguing over our water that we drink every day, which is better, bottled or tap? Tap water is the best drinking water for everyone anywhere. Before you choose which water you drink, what do you ask yourself? Is it safe, is it cheap, does it taste good? You’re probably thinking “Isn’t bottled water safer to drink?” No bottled water and tap water come from same source. A study taken by 20/20 from ABC news shows the proof, “20/20 took five bottles of national brand of bottled water and a sample of tap water from a drinking fountain in the middle of New York City and them to microbiologist Aaron Margolin of the University of New Hampshire to test for bacteria that can make you sick, like e. coil. “There was actually no…show more content…
I suspect many people who buy the fancy waters are getting suckered by the ads or the labels. In our test of bottled waters, Kmart's American Fare -- the cheapest brand -- won. Big-seller Aquafina came in second. Iceland Spring tied the ordinary tap water for third place. Fifth place went to Poland Spring, and in last place, by far, with almost half the testers saying it tasted bad, was the most expensive water -- the fancy French stuff, Evian.” (Is Bottled Water Better than Tap?) Reasoning. Intro to Evidence. Luckily, many studies and blind taste tests have been performed and have proven that in most cases tap water is the preferred choice over bottled water. The Good Morning America show conducted a study using the audience as participants in a blind water taste test. They used four different samples including New York City tap water, O₂ Oxygenated Water, and two types of bottled water brands: Poland Spring and Evian. The results below: #1: New York City tap water receive 45% of the vote for the best tasting sample. #2: Poland Spring received 24% of the vote. #3: O₂ Oxygenated Water got 19% of the vote. #4: Evian came in with 12% of the vote being the least preferred water sample. (Ellsbury) Reasoning. Conclusion to

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