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

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

O Water Sport Electrolyte Enhanced Purified Drinking Water
Grade: F
sold by Obeverages Inc.
U.S. map showing states where samples were purchased
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
California F no
Colorado F n/a
Connecticut F 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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F

LABEL 1
O Water Sport Electrolyte Enhanced Purified Drinking Water Label
California
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F

LABEL 2
O Water Sport Electrolyte Enhanced Purified Drinking Water Label
Colorado, Connecticut
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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: Labels 1 & 2:
None Listed
Website information: None Listed
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: Labels 1 & 2:
None Listed
Website information: None Listed
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Labels 1 & 2:
Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelLabels 1 & 2:
Ingredients: purified water, (contains less than three parts per million dissolved solids), electrolytes (potassium bicarbonate, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride). Gluten free. Distributed by O Beverages, Inc., Concord, MA 01742.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? No
What is contained in the WQR? Labels 1 & 2:
No WQR available
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):Label 1:
  • Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Berkeley, CA (14-May-10)
  • Information Not Available, Santa Rosa, CA (Jan-10)


Label 2:
  • Wild Oats Market Place, Boulder, CO (9-Jun-10)
  • Stop & Shop, Connecticut (Jun-10)

Official website:owater.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 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 0.5 / 2.0 0.2 / 1.0 0.7 / 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? -0.8 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -1.0 / 1.0
Total 0.5 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 -1.1 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws? out of compliance with california regulation: no information on label about how to get a water quality report
Final Grade

F


LABEL 2: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 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 0.5 / 2.0 0.2 / 1.0 0.7 / 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 0.5 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 -0.3 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

F