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

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

O.N.E. One Natural Experience Natural Spring Water
Grade: D
sold by One Natural Experience (O.N.E.)
U.S. map showing states where samples were purchased
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
California D yes
Colorado 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

LABEL 1
O.N.E. One Natural Experience Natural Spring Water Label
California
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D

LABEL 2
O.N.E. One Natural Experience Natural Spring Water Label
Colorado
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D

WATER SOURCE
Label information: Labels 1 & 2:
"Blue Mountain Plateau in Canada"
Website information: "source in Feversham, Ontario, Canada"
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: Labels 1 & 2:
None Listed
Website information: "Absolute Filtration, Ozonation"
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Labels 1 & 2:
"For questions or a report on water quality and information contact: 888-663-2626 or www.onedrinks.com"
Is the water quality report online? Yes
What tests were conducted? Company provides a brand-specific, dated [April 9, 2008] water quality report. The report details a full range of test results for volatile and semivolatile organic compounds, inorganic compounds, minerals and radiologicals.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelLabels 1 & 2:
Spring water. Pristine. Sustainable. Bottled at the source. We at O.N.E. believe that clean water is a fundamental human right. Therefore, O.N.E. promises to donate the profits of O.N.E. Water to the non-profit organization of your choice. Renewability matters. This Tetra Pak carton is BPA-free and mainly made from natural resources that grow back.
Green claims/donationsLabel 1:
Currently, one in six people (that’s 1.1 billion of us) do not have access to safe, clean drinking water.  Committed to social and environmental responsibility, O.N.E. strongly believes that access to clean water is a fundamental human right. O.N.E. was thus prompted to develop O.N.E. Water, donating 100% of the profits (after operating expenses) to non-profit organizations.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? Yes
What is contained in the WQR? Labels 1 & 2:
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:
  • Mollie Stone's Market, Palo Alto, CA (13-May-10)


Label 2:
  • Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Boulder, CO (09-Jun-10)

Official website:www.onenaturalexperience.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 1.0 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 1.5 / 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 1.0 / 1.0 1.8 / 2.0 2.8 / 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 2.0 / 5.0 3.3 / 4.0 4.8 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws? in compliance with california regulation: provided the appropriate information on the label and water quality reports were available from both contacts listed on the label
Final Grade

D


LABEL 2: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 1.0 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 1.5 / 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 1.0 / 1.0 1.8 / 2.0 2.8 / 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 2.0 / 5.0 3.3 / 4.0 4.8 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D