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Problems with bottled water

Bottled water

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New York City consumers buy more than a billion bottles of water a year because advertising has led them to believe it’s safer or better tasting than tap water. In fact, New York City tap water is just as safe, clean and healthy as bottled water, and often more so. But there are problems with bottled water, which affect the environment, public health and more.

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