EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011
January 25, 2012

EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011: Find Your Water

Ozarka Natural Spring Water
Grade: D
sold by Nestle Waters North America, Inc.
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State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
Arkansas D n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Ozarka Natural Spring Water Label
Arkansas
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D

2009 summary

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C

WATER SOURCE
Label information: "A blend of Roher Spring, Henderson County, TX and Piney Wood Springs, Wood County, TX"
Website information: "Roher Spring, Henderson County, TX; Moffit Spring, Walker County, TX; Piney Woods Springs, Wood County, TX; Clear Springs, Wood County, TX."
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: None Listed
Website information: "One-micron filters… activated carbon filtration… two-stage advanced micro-filters…Ultraviolet Light/Ozone Disinfection"
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? Yes
What tests were conducted? Company provides a brand-specific, dated [1st-3rd Quarter 2008] water quality report. The report details a full range of test results for volatile organic compounds, synthetic organic compounds, inorganic minerals, metals and radiologicals.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelStraight from nature to you. Questions? Comments? Call 1-800-678-4448 ozarkawater.com
Green claims/donationsNestle Waters North America is proud to donate $600,000 to support the National Parks Conservation Association.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? Yes
What is contained in the WQR? Report lists full SDWA contaminant list; Report includes complete documentation of all chemicals tested for; Report represents the most current water quality data
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Information Not Available, Arkansas (May-10)
Official website:ozarkawater.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 2.0 / 2.0 0.8 / 1.0 2.8 / 3.0 Grade Key
A: 8.6-10.0
B: 6.9-8.5
C: 5.0-6.8
D: 2.9-4.9
F:-2.0-2.8
Purification method 0.0 / 2.0 1.0 / 1.0 1.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 1.8 / 2.0 1.8 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -0.5 / 1.0
Total 2.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 4.0 4.5 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D