McSwain Elementary School was forced to cut off access to its drinking water after an elevated level of total coliform bacteria was found in one of the school’s water storage tanks during a routine test Tuesday.
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The Booming Bottled Water Business Represents Everything That’s Wrong With Government Regulation In China
Environmental pollution has caused people to eschew tap water for bottled water. Xie attributes the pollution to the local governments’ desire to draw in investment, as turning a blind eye to the pollution lowers production costs. From Xie:
Many people in many developing countries seek out clean drinking water with much difficulty. But developed nations such as the US spend billions of dollars buying bottled water even though their respective countries provide clean drinking water from the tap