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

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

(Walgreens) Spring Water
Grade: D
sold by Walgreen Co.
Map of US showing Florida and Oregon
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
Florida
(2 labels assessed)
D n/a
Oregon D n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING

2010 summary

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D

2009 summary

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D

LABEL 1
(Walgreens) Spring Water  Label
Florida
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D

LABEL 2
(Walgreens) Spring Water  Label
Florida
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D

LABEL 3
(Walgreens) Spring Water  Label
Oregon
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D

WATER SOURCE
Label information: Label 1:
"Silver Springs, Silver Springs, FL"

Label 2:
"Silver Springs, Silver Springs, FL and/or Spring of Life, Montverde, FL"

Label 3:
"Sugar Pine Spring, Sugar Pine, CA 95346"
Website information: None Listed
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: Labels 1 & 2 & 3:
"Micron Filtered, Ozonated and UV"
Website information: None Listed
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Labels 1 & 2:
Not Listed

Label 3:
"For a report on water quality or information call: (800) 334-1064"
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelLabels 1 & 2:
Bottled by: Silver Springs Bottled Water, Ocala, FL 34475. Questions or Comments: 1-800-334-1064. Distributed by: Walgreen Co., 200 Wilmot Rd. Deerfield, IL 60015-4616. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

Label 3:
Bottled by: Hydration Source, LLC, Modesto, CA 95357. Distributed by: Walgreen Co., 200 Wilmot Rd. Deerfield, IL 60015-4616. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? No
What is contained in the WQR? Labels 1 & 2 & 3:
No WQR available
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):Label 1:
  • Walgreens, Florida (Jun-10)


Label 2:
  • La Carreta Restaurant, Key Biscayne, FL (Mar-10)


Label 3:
  • Walgreens, Portland, OR (18-May-10)

Official website:www.walgreens.com/store/catalog/Cold-Drinks/Spring-Water-24-Pack/ID=prod6005681-product

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 2.0 / 2.0 0.2 / 1.0 2.2 / 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 0.0 / 1.0 2.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -0.5 / 1.0
Total 4.0 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 3.7 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D


LABEL 2: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 1.5 / 2.0 0.2 / 1.0 1.7 / 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 0.0 / 1.0 2.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -0.5 / 1.0
Total 3.5 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 3.2 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D


LABEL 3: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 2.0 / 2.0 0.2 / 1.0 2.2 / 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 0.0 / 1.0 2.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 1.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 1.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -0.5 / 1.0
Total 5.0 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 4.7 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D