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Resource ID: #28743
Subject: Water
Source: Ryan Felton and Joel Keehn
Affiliation: Consumer Reports
Date: May - November 2019



As concerns about the safety of the nation’s tap water have grown in recent years, more
Americans are turning to bottled water: It’s now the nation’s leading bottled beverage,
with consumers spending $31 billion on it in 2018 alone. But is it actually safer than tap
water? As Consumer Reports’ months-long investigation underscored, not necessarily.

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