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

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

Vasa Natural Spring Water
Grade: D
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State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
New York D n/a
Virginia D n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Vasa Natural Spring Water Label
New York, Virginia
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D

2009 summary

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D

WATER SOURCE
Label information: "Big Spring, Bellefonte, PA"
Website information: No website identified by EWG
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: "Microfiltered and UV"
Website information: No website identified by EWG
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? "For a report with water quality and information call 1-877-627-2897 or write CCDA Waters, LLC, Industry and Consumer Affairs, PO Box 1734, Atlanta, GA 30301."
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? No website identified by EWG
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelVasa Spring Water is a true spring water product that is naturally sodium-free. Bottled by CCDA Waters, LLC in Howard, PA 16841.

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

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Information Not Available, Lockport, NY (1-Jun-10)
  • Dulles International Airport- Starbucks, Sterling, VA (29-May-10)
Official website:no website identified by EWG

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 2.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 2.0 / 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 2.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 2.0 / 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 -0.5 / 1.0
Total 5.0 / 5.0 0.0 / 4.0 4.5 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D