Ice Mountain Natural Spring Water
sold by Nestle Waters North America, Inc.
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
Indiana D n/a
Michigan D n/a
Wisconsin
(2 labels assessed)
D n/a


n/a = not assessed

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

2010 summary

 

D

2009 summary

 

D

LABEL 1
Ice Mountain Natural Spring Water Label
Michigan

 

D

LABEL 2
Ice Mountain Natural Spring Water Label
Wisconsin

 

D

LABEL 3
Ice Mountain Natural Spring Water Label
Indiana

 

D

LABEL 4
Ice Mountain Natural Spring Water Label
Wisconsin

 

D

WATER SOURCE
Label information: Labels 1 & 2 & 3 & 4:
"Sources: Sanctuary Spring, Rodney, MI and/or Evart Spring, Evart, MI"
Website information: "Sanctuary and Evart Springs, Stanwood, MI; Frontier Springs located in New Tripoli, PA, Bangor, PA, Hegins, PA, South Coventry, PA, Pine Grove, PA, Stroudsburg, PA and/or Oakland, MD; Glenwood Spring, St. Albans, ME; Sweetwater Falls, Hohenwald, TN; Bennett Hill Spring, Red Boiling Springs, TN."
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: Labels 1 & 2 & 3 & 4:
None Listed
Website information: "One-micron filters… two-stage advanced micro-filters…Ultraviolet Light/Ozone Disinfection"
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Labels 1 & 2 & 3 & 4:
Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? Yes
What tests were conducted? Company provides a brand-specific, dated [1st-2nd Quarter 2008] water quality report. The report details a full range of test results for volatile organic compounds, synthetic organic compounds, inorganic minerals, metals and radiologicals.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelLabel 1:
Pure Quality. Ice Mountain. A little natural does a lot of good. The Ultimate Hydrator- Ice Mountain brand natural spring water has no calories, and we do not add anything: no sweeteners, no caffeine, no sodium- it's pure refreshment that quenches your thirst and replenishes your body. Be healthy. we can all make a difference. Please recycle. Questions? Comments? Call 1-800-678-4ICE

Label 2:
Pure Quality. Ice Mountain. A little natural does a lot of good. Water Down Your Calories- A typical 12 oz sugared beverage = 140+ calories. Water= 0 calories. Replacing just one sugared beverage a day with water can trim 50,000+ calories from your diet. Be healthy. we can all make a difference. Please recycle. Questions? Comments? Call 1-800-678-4ICE

Label 3:
Pure Quality. Ice Mountain. Born Better. Only from carefully selected natural springs. Smaller Cap = Less Plastic. Did you notice this bottle has an Eco-Slim cap? This is part of our ongoing effort to reduce our impact on the environment. This bottle and cap contain an average of 20% less plastic than our original 0.5L Eco-Shape bottle and cap. Be Green. We can all make a difference. Please recycle. Questions? Comments? Call 1-800-678-4ICE

Label 4:
Refresh. Replenish. Revive. Ice Mountain brand Natural Spring Water comes from natural spring sources, giving it a crisp, pure, refreshing taste. Ice Mountain, Pure as the driven snow.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? Yes
What is contained in the WQR? Labels 1 & 2 & 3 & 4:
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):Label 1:
  • Costco, Roseville, MI (Feb-10)


Label 2:
  • Regent Market Co-Op, Madison, WI (16-Mar-10)


Label 3:
  • Indianapolis International Airport, Indianapolis, IN (12-May-10)


Label 4:
  • Walmart, Beloit, WI (Jan-10)

Official website:www.icemountain.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 1.5 / 2.0 0.8 / 1.0 2.3 / 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 1.0 / 1.0 1.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 1.8 / 2.0 1.8 / 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 1.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 4.0 4.0 / 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 0.8 / 1.0 2.3 / 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 1.0 / 1.0 1.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 1.8 / 2.0 1.8 / 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 1.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 4.0 4.0 / 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 1.5 / 2.0 0.8 / 1.0 2.3 / 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 1.0 / 1.0 1.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 1.8 / 2.0 1.8 / 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 1.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 4.0 4.0 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D


LABEL 4: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 1.5 / 2.0 0.8 / 1.0 2.3 / 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 1.0 / 1.0 1.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 1.8 / 2.0 1.8 / 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 1.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 4.0 4.0 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D