FLORIDA PURE WATER Systems

Bottleless Water Dispenser Info

Publications

Water Technology:  http://www.watertechonline.com/

Cooler Innovation Magazine:  http://www.foodbev.com/magazine/cooler-innovation
Water Quality Products: http://www.wqpmag.com/

Governing Organizations

NSF – National Sanitation Foundation:  http://www.nsf.org/business/drinking_water_treatment/index.asp?program=DrinkingWatTre
WQA – Water Quality Association: http://www.wqa.org/
UL – Underwriters Laboratories: http://www.ul.com/global/eng/pages/
WHO – World Health Organization:  http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/dwq/en/   
AWWA – American Water Works Association:  http://www.awwa.org/  

U.S. Government Input and Oversight

Energy Star: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=find_a_product.showProductGroup&pgw_code=WA
USEPA – US Environmental Protection Agency:  http://water.epa.gov/drink/

 

Environmental Organizations

Sierra Club: http://www.sierraclub.org/
TreeHugger: http://www.treehugger.com/
NRDC – Natural Resources Defense Council:  http://www.nrdc.org/  
Carbon Calculator – PureGreenCorp: http://www.puregreencorp.com/carbon_calculator/

Media

Tapped- The Movie: http://www.tappedthemovie.com/

Green Stories and News Links

ABC News: Ditching Bottled Water to Go Green: Critics of Bottles Say Plastic Containers Foul the Earth (With Video from Nightly News)
http://abcnews.go.com/WN/GoingGreen/Story?id=3351812&page=1
Green Tips: Facts about if bottled water is better:
http://www.ucsusa.org/publications/greentips/is-bottled-water-better.html
The Real Cost of Bottled Water:
http://www.mercola.com/2001/may/23/bottled_water.htm
World Wildlife Fund: "Bottled Water Understanding a Social Phenomenon"
http://assets.panda.org/downloads/bottled_water.pdf
Environmental News Network: Bottled Water Demand Declining
http://www.enn.com/pollution/article/38116
MSNBC: Plastic Bottled Pile Up as Mountains of Waste
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5279230/
"Environmental Insanity" to Drink Bottled Water:
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0629-01.htm
Seattle Post Intelligencer: "Put a Cork in the Bottled Water"
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2011839532_guest12somerville.html
Food and Water Watch: "Tap vs Bottled"
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/bottled/tap-vs-bottled/
USA Today: "Break the Bottled Water Habit"
http://www.usatoday.com/travel/columnist/grossman/2008-09-19-bottled-water_N.htm
Fern Life: "The High Cost of Bottled Water"
http://www.fernlifecenter.com/the-high-cost-of-bottled-water/
The Wise Geek: "Consider Its Lifecycle: Bottled Water"
 http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-life-cycle-of-a-plastic-bottle.htm
NRDC Report: "Bottled Water, Pure Drink or Pure Hype?"
http://www.nrdc.org/water/drinking/bw/bwinx.asp
Chromium Levels Standards Decision in CA
http://www.sfgate.com/news/science/article/Calif-submits-safe-water-standard-for-chromium-6-4753567.php