Bottled water


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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

Water sold to consumers in sealed containers. It can be represented as "spring" or "mineral" water. It might also be water from various sources that may have been treated to make it fit for human consumption and put in sealed containers for sale. It can be carbonated (mineral or sparkling water), natural (bottled without any chemical treatment) or effervescent (seltzer).

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Interpretations and Explanations


Health Canada

WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)

See also

External Resources

NY Times article on "the Battle over Bottled Water" (on the occasion of World Water Day 2010)

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