Bottled water is the fastest growing beverage in popularity in the United States. In 1999 the average American drank about 60 L of bottled water, up from only 6 L in 1976 (Consumer Reports, 2000), with volume reaching more than 20 billion liters in 2001. Water is now sold in various forms—still, sparkling, flavored, as well as nutrient-enhanced; in addition there is a product designed especially for dogs. The cost of bottled water has become so high ($0.60 per 16 oz) and the market so important in the United States that it has been the topic of consumer...
The Use of Stable Isotopes to Identify the Hydrologic Source of Bottled Water: Baxter, California
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NEIL L. INGRAHAM, ROBERT A. MATTHEWS, ROD MCFADYEN, ALVIN L. FRANKS; The Use of Stable Isotopes to Identify the Hydrologic Source of Bottled Water: Baxter, California. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience 2004;; 10 (4): 361–365. doi: https://doi.org/10.2113/10.4.361
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