Bottled Water : Finding Gov't Information
Who Regulates Water?
There are specific questions we are looking to answer which may be found in difficult to locate places.
A good place to start is with the US Government's science portal:
Here are some helpful hints for answering these questions:
HOW DO WE KNOW IF OUR WATER IS SAFE?
WHAT ABOUT FLUORIDE IN WATER?
WHO IN WISCONSIN REGULATES BOTTLED WATER?
WHO IN WISCONSIN REGULATES CONTAMINANTS IN DRINKING WATER?
ARE THERE CONTAMINANTS IN MY WATER?
WHAT ARE SOME RESEARCH PROJECTS ON WATER QUALITY?
By the Numbers
FIND STATISTICS ABOUT WATER:
Statistical Abstract - published since 1878; the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the US.
US EPA - facts and figures on public drinking water systems
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics - statistical information on topics of public health importance
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service - water supply forecasting, snow data, and climate data.
US Geological Survey, Water Quality - water-quality data for the US.