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NY Times: Tap Water Safer Than Bottled Water

11/20/2008 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

As consumers hunker down to cope with hard economic times, an environmental group in Washington has offered a suggestion for saving money: Get your water from the faucet not a bottle.

The Environmental Working Group released a report Wednesday that charged that some bottled waters were "no different than tap water." And it found fertilizer residue, pain medication and other chemicals in some major brands.

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