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Bottled water consumption on the rise globally with 73 per cent increase between 2010-20

Increase attributed to governments failing to improve public water supplies

March 16, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

The consumption of bottled water is on the rise globally, and the United Nations suggests it’s a failure of governments to improve public water supplies. The growth of the bottled water market surged 73 per cent between 2010 and 2020 and threatens to stall the U.N.’s goal of establishing sustainable drinking water by 2030. The United Nations estimates there are 2.2 billion people around the world who have no access to safe drinking water. The National Post report | READ MORE

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