At least in Australia, it’s a misconception that bottled water is a pure and healthier alternative to tap water. If you buy your water in a plastic bottle, chemicals (such as BPA) used in the manufacturing process may leech into the water.
We have been warned not to refill these bottles more than once – why? Apart from simple (yet highly dangerous) bacteria buildup inside the bottle, evidence is mounting that ongoing exposure to some of the common chemicals used in the manufacture of plastic water bottles and food containers is highly unsafe. Continue reading