Katie Couric Gets ‘Tapped’ – The Bottled Water Debate

Is bottled water bad for the environment? Katie Couric talks to Stephanie Soechtig, director of the disinformation documentary Tapped, and Joe Doss, president of the International Bottled Water Association.

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7 Comments on "Katie Couric Gets ‘Tapped’ – The Bottled Water Debate"

  1. DeepCough | Jul 30, 2010 at 4:28 pm |

    Hey, man, we're just entering a new paradigm: “The Earth + Plastic.”

  2. wfzlsster | Jul 30, 2010 at 6:11 pm |

    You want to fix the bottled water problem? Put a 25 cent deposit on every bottle and use the proceeds to clean up this crap and recycle it properly.

  3. Love_bottled_water | Jul 31, 2010 at 5:52 am |

    More water filter companies propaganda.
    You can tell how silly she was with no facts behind her, she is just another idiot trying to make money out of the bottled water debate, she had not passion what so ever about what she was saying.

    A toxic cocktail that looks like water coming out of a tap is NOT as healthy as bottled water.
    The bottled water market is and will keep growing because because know and can taste and feel the difference between healthy bottled water and poisoned tap water.
    Stop manipulating figures to suit you and your bullshit.

    If you or anyone is concerned about the environment they should consider the millions of tonnes of toxic chemicals added to tap water that eventually end up harming all sea life.

    We love bottled water.

    • GoodDoktorBad | Jul 31, 2010 at 1:05 pm |

      “If you or anyone is concerned about the environment they should consider the millions of tonnes of toxic chemicals added to tap water that eventually end up harming all sea life.”

      Do you know what plastic is made of? Petroleum products! The gulf of Mexico is a sea of oily slime!
      Notice any correlation with dead sea life?

      The problem isn't the water IN the bottles, its the bottles….
      Bottled water may be more pure for now, but if you think the bottles are a good thing, you are not thinking much at all.

  4. Anonymous | Jul 31, 2010 at 6:05 pm |

    “If you or anyone is concerned about the environment they should consider the millions of tonnes of toxic chemicals added to tap water that eventually end up harming all sea life.”

    Do you know what plastic is made of? Petroleum products! The gulf of Mexico is a sea of oily slime!
    Notice any correlation with dead sea life?

    The problem isn’t the water IN the bottles, its the bottles….
    Bottled water may be more pure for now, but if you think the bottles are a good thing, you are not thinking much at all.

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