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Bottled water corporations masking world’s water crisis, say UN University officials

Water is being sold upwards of 1,000 times more than the cost of the same amount of tap water

March 23, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

The world’s water crisis is being masked by the growing bottled water market, say a pair of officials from the Institute for Water, Environment and Health at United Nations University in a published report. Bottled water corporations are exploiting surface water and aquifers, they say, and selling their products for up to 1,000 times the cost of the same amount of tap water. They add bottled water simply masks public systems’ failure to supply reliable drinking water. Philippine Canadian Inquirer report | READ MORE

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