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

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

EartH2O 100% Natural Spring Water
Grade: D
sold by Earth2O
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State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
Oregon D n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
EartH2O 100% Natural Spring Water Label
Oregon
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D

2009 summary

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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: "Sourced from Opal Spring"
Website information: "Opal Springs… Central Oregon"
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: "100% naturally filtered by thousands of layers of volcanic basalt"
Website information: "Methodically filtered by time and thick layers of volcanic basalt"
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, dated [October 12, 2009] water quality report. The report details a full range of test results for disinfection by-products, inorganic chemicals, metals, microbiologicals, organic chemicals and volatile organic chemicals.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the label100% natural spring water from a community water system. Questions or Comments? Call 1-800-451-2464. Visit our website at earth2o.com

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? Yes
What is contained in the WQR? Report lists full SDWA contaminant list; Report includes complete documentation of all chemicals tested for; Report represents the most current water quality data
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Fred Meyer, Portland, OR (20-May-10)
Official website:www.earth2o.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 1.0 / 2.0 1.0 / 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 1.0 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 1.5 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 2.0 / 2.0 2.0 / 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 2.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 4.0 4.5 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D