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

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

Crystal Clear Bottled Water Purified Drinking Water
Grade: C
sold by Crystal Clear Water Company
Map of US showing Iowa
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
Iowa C n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Crystal Clear Bottled Water Purified Drinking Water Label
Iowa
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C

WATER SOURCE
Label information: None Listed
Website information: None Listed
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: "reverse osmosis, microfiltration, ozonation"
Website information: "produced through a multistage process including: micron and carbon filtration, deionization, and ozonation"
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 [July 20, 2009] water quality report. The report details a full range of test results for physical quality, disinfection residuals, radiologicals, inorganic chemicals and organic chemicals.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelIBWA bottler. Non-carbonated. Recyclable. Sodium Free. Distributed by Crystal Clear Water, Des Moines, IA 50313. Questions call: 1-800-747-2324

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):
  • Walgreens, Des Moines, IA (28-May-10)
Official website:www.ccbw.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 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 2.0 / 2.0 1.0 / 1.0 3.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 2.0 / 2.0 2.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -0.0 / 1.0
Total 2.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 4.0 5.0 / 10.0
Advanced treatment advanced treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

C