Many people assume that bottled water is safer than tap water, but according to the Environmental Working Group, that's not the case.
According to a recently published bottled water scorecard and report, most bottled water companies refuse to disclose information on such issues as:
Amazingly, such secrecy is legal in many states. And even in states such as California, which have passed disclosure laws, many companies fail to comply.
As a result of these findings, the EWG recommends that consumers drink filtered tap water, which they argue saves money, and is environmentally friendly.