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

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

Give GIVE Love [to protect our environment] Natural Spring Water
Grade: F
sold by PurBlu Beverages
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State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
District of Columbia F n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
GIVE Love [to protect our environment] Natural Spring Water Label
District of Columbia
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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: "East Source: Alpine Springs, Livingston Manor, NY. West Source: Sierra Mountain Springs, Baxter, CA"
Website information: None Listed
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: None Listed
Website information: None Listed
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelOn a mission. Drink give. Do good. You just gave 10c to a local charity protecting the environment. Give Love is all about the everyday choices each one of us makes to help protect our natural environment - like recycling this bottle! Join us and give a little love back to your piece of the planet.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? No
What is contained in the WQR? No WQR available
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Whole Foods Market, Washington, DC (14-May-10)
Official website:no website identified by EWG

LABEL 1: 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 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 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 -1.0 / 1.0
Total 1.5 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 0.7 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

F