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

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

Waiwera Still Artesian Water
Grade: F
sold by Waiwera Water
Map of US showing California
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
California F no

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Waiwera Still Artesian Water Label
California
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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: None Listed
Website information: "North Island of New Zealand… a vast aquifer [called Te Rata]"
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: None Listed
Website information: "an advanced filtration process"
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelProduct of New Zealand. Info line: +64(0)9 4482483. Bottled at source. Siesta Holdings Ltd, Waiwera, New Zealand. pH 8.6.

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):
  • BevMo, Redwood City, CA (13-May-10)
Official website:www.waiwerawater.co.nz

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.5 / 2.0 1.0 / 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 0.5 / 1.0 0.5 / 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 -0.5 / 1.0
Total 0.5 / 5.0 1.5 / 4.0 0.8 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
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