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

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

Giant Eagle Purified Water
Grade: D
sold by Giant Eagle, Inc.
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State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
Pennsylvania D n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Giant Eagle Purified Water Label
Pennsylvania
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D

2009 summary

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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: "From a municipal water source. City of Latrobe, PA"
Website information: No product information on website
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: "Water purified by carbon filtration, reverse osmosis and ozonation"
Website information: No product information on website
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? No product information on website
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelEnhanced with minerals for taste. Pure refreshment. Nothing more. Nothing less. Aaah… the pure and refreshing taste of Giant Eagle Purified Water. Our water passes through a state-of-the-art purification process, including reverse osmosis, and is enhanced with minerals for a fresh, crisp, pure taste. Ingredients: Purified water, contains 2% or less of calcium chloride, magnesium sulfate, potassium bicarbonate.

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, Pennsylvania (May-10)
Official website:gianteagle.com

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 0.2 / 1.0 2.2 / 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? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -0.0 / 1.0
Total 4.0 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 4.2 / 10.0
Advanced treatment advanced treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D