Bottled Water Not Necessary, New Report Finds

Geneva — The conservationist group World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) International has commissioned a report that found tap water in most developed countries is just as healthy as bottled water. In fact, WWF told


, "there are more standards regulating tap water in Europe and the United States than those applied to the bottled water industry." However, representives from the bottled water industry, which is worth as much as $22 billion per year, said that the report contains "factual misrepresentations."