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

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

Naya Canadian Natural Spring Water
Grade: D
sold by Eaux Naya inc.
U.S. map showing states where samples were purchased
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
California D no
Colorado D n/a
Oregon D n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING

2010 summary

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D

LABEL 1
Naya Canadian Natural Spring Water Label
Colorado, Oregon
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D

LABEL 2
Naya Canadian Natural Spring Water Label
California
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D

WATER SOURCE
Label information: Labels 1 & 2:
None Listed
Website information: "from our one and only source, in Mirabel at the foot of the Laurentians"
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: Labels 1 & 2:
"microfiltration and UV"
Website information: None Listed
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Labels 1 & 2:
"For inquires or a report on bottled water quality & information: 1-888-456-NAYA www.naya.com"
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelLabel 1:
Our philosophy is to offer natural spring water of exceptional quality while minimizing our environmental footprint. That's why we were 1st to achieve 100% recycled plastic in a water bottle. Naya Water Inc. 2500 Naya, Mirabel, Quebec, Canada J7N 3A7

Label 2:
Our philosophy is to offer natural spring water of exceptional quality while minimizing our environmental footprint. That's why we were 1st to achieve 100% recycled plastic in a water bottle. This Naya bottle is made with 100% post-consumer recycled plastic (rPET). Naya Water Inc. 2500 Naya, Mirabel, Quebec, Canada J7N 3A8
Green claims/donationsLabel 1:
In the summer of 2008, NAYA Fund committed to a total investment of $300,000, over a period of three years, to implement six experimental projects intended to revitalize aquifers, streams and waterways found in urban zones.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? No
What is contained in the WQR? Labels 1 & 2:
No WQR available
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):Label 1:
  • New Seasons Market, Portland, OR (18-May-10)
  • Wild Oats Market Place, Boulder, CO (9-Jun-10)


Label 2:
  • Whole Foods Market, Redwood City, CA (13-May-10)
  • Whole Foods Market, Redwood City, CA (15-Sep-10)

Official website:www.naya.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.5 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 1.0 / 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 3.5 / 5.0 0.5 / 4.0 3.5 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D


LABEL 2: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.5 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 1.0 / 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? -0.5 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -0.5 / 1.0
Total 3.5 / 5.0 0.5 / 4.0 3.0 / 10.0
Advanced treatment basic treatment used
Meets state labeling laws? out of compliance with california regulation: water quality report not available via phone or website as stated on the label
Final Grade

D