Focus - Bottled water in the UK

In spite of pressure from campaigners over the environmental impact of rising bottled water sales, per capita consumption continues to rise in the UK. And, writes Annette Farr, the recent mains water contamination scare in Northamptonshire provided an opportunity for some subtle point-scoring in the ‘tap versus bottle’ debate.

Focus - UK consumers continue to take to the (water) bottle

8 July 2008

In spite of pressure from campaigners over the environmental impact of rising bottled water sales, per capita consumption continues to rise in the UK. And, writes Annette Farr, the recent mains water contamination scare in Northamptonshire provided an opportunity for some subtle point-scoring in the ‘tap versus bottle’ debate.

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13 June 2008

UK consumers have increased their consumption of bottled water at the fastest rate in Europe over the past five years.

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23 May 2008

Nearly 790,000 point of use (POU) water units were in active use across West Europe at the end of 2007, four times more than five years ago.

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