oa CSIR Science Scope - Monitoring the quality of bottled water : the interface : human-environment
|Article Title||Monitoring the quality of bottled water : the interface : human-environment|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Cat Van Rooyen|
|Publication Date||Aug 2009|
|Pages||48 - 50|
To some, bottled water is an essential part of a healthier lifestyle. To others it is a fashion statement. Whatever the motivation, the popularity of bottled water in contemporary society is undeniable. Studies have shown that consumption of bottled water in South Africa increased by 34.7% from 2005 to 2006 to approximately 270 million litres. The phenomenon of this R1,8 billion industry is showing no signs of slowing down.
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