Bottle Water Essay

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Simone Kemeni EN 102 Final essay 1 04/07/14 Throw Bottle Water Away and Drink Tap Water. Water is an essential part to human life. We as humans need around eight to twelve cups per day to make up for the fact that throughout normal functions such as breathing and sweating we lose an average of ten cups per day. To make sure that we are healthy and everything runs properly, we must make sure we drink the right amount of water. The one question when thinking about water is what type of water will you drink? Many people in the world today are switching from drinking tap water to drinking bottled water, but I rather prefer tap water than bottled water. Bottles water is usually simple water from various sources which have been filtered. First, Bottled water is about 1,900 times more expensive than tap water according to the Environmental Working Group. Second, bottled water is harmful for human being and the environment according to the Environment Working Group. Bottled water is costly and wasteful, but this does not stop people around the world and especially those living in developed country to be addicted of bottled water. The typical cost for tap water is $0.0015/gallon while a gallon of bottled water at prices ranging from $0.89 to $8.26 per gallon. The big difference in cost does not encourage me to drink bottle water because Water is a gift from our nature I do not think that the bottled water industry has the right to sell water in a such a high price since the only thing that they do on it is to filter it and put it in plastic bottle. According to EWG, people believe that the taste that taps water has meant that tap water is bad that is why the run to bottles water despite his cost. the local municipal water supply does everything to clean up and make nice the water that comes out of your tap, but there

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