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

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

Spring! Natural Spring Water
Grade: C
sold by The Coca-Cola Company
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State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
Pennsylvania C n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Spring! Natural Spring Water Label
Pennsylvania
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C

2009 summary

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C

WATER SOURCE
Label information: "Ginnie Spring, Gilchrist Cty., High Springs, FL"
Website information: "high-quality, well-protected springs"
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: "Microfiltered and Ozonated"
Website information: "microfiltration… ozonation… ultra violet (UV) disinfection"
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? Yes
What tests were conducted? Company provides a brand specific water quality report. The report includes information on source water and water processing but it does not disclose the results of water testing.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelHow many ways are there to drink Spring! water? You can sip it. You can gulp it. You can swig it. You can guzzle it. Any way you drink, Spring! Helps you feel energized and ready for anything. CCDA Waters, LLC, Atlanta, GA 30313. Bottled by CCDA Waters, LLC in High Springs, FL 32643. Questions or comments: 1-800-322-4616.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? Yes
What is contained in the WQR? WQR without water testing results
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Information Not Available, Pennsylvania (May-10)
Official website:www.cokeusa.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 2.0 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 2.5 / 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 2.0 / 2.0 1.0 / 1.0 3.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 0.5 / 2.0 0.5 / 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 4.0 / 5.0 2.0 / 4.0 5.5 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

C