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

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

Project 7 House the Homeless Natural Spring Water
Grade: F
sold by Project 7, Inc.
U.S. map showing states where samples were purchased
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
California F no
Colorado 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
Project 7 House the Homeless Natural Spring Water Label
California
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F

LABEL 2
Project 7 House The Homeless Natural Spring Water Label
Colorado
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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: Labels 1 & 2:
"Palomar Springs, Mt. Palomar, CA"
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:
"For a report on Water Quality & Information contact: Project 7 Inc. (817) 488-9777 PO Box 96131, Southlake, TX, 76092"
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelLabels 1 & 2:
Hydrating for a better world. Together we will donate more than 50% of profits from the sale of this product to support 7 areas of critical need across the globe. Join our community and change the score at www.project7.com. Our bottles are naturally good to the earth... but we ask you to still recycle. More than 50% of profits go to "change the score" in areas such as: Homelessness, Orphanage homes, "Need" specific shelters (Single moms, battered women).
Green claims/donationsLabels 1 & 2:
Project 7 is a company that is passionate about social change. For every purchase of a Project 7 product, the company donates 50 percent of its profits to seven areas of critical need in the world – Build the Future, Feed the Hungry, Heal the Sick, Help Those in Need, Hope for Peace, House the Homeless, and Save the Earth.

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)


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

Official website:www.project7.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 2.0 / 2.0 0.2 / 1.0 2.2 / 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 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 1.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 1.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.3 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -1.0 / 1.0
Total 3.0 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 2.0 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws? out of compliance with california regulation: provided the appropriate information on the label; however, water quality report was not available via mail as stated on the label
Final Grade

F


LABEL 2: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 2.0 / 2.0 0.2 / 1.0 2.2 / 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 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 1.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 1.0 / 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 3.0 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 2.2 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

F