Bottlegate

Episode streaming only available in Canada


Episode Description

Canadians enjoy one of the cleanest and most plentiful supplies of freshwater in the world. Tap water is also cheap and easily accessible, so why is there such a huge demand for bottled water? The Water Brothers visit a water treatment facility and discover that water from the tap is often of the same quality or even better than bottled water. Globally, 17 million barrels of oil are needed to produce and distribute bottled water annually. The true cost of bottled water just doesn’t add up, both in Canada and around the world.

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21 comments on “Bottlegate

  1. Wonderful video for Freshmen Biology classes.

    Has anyone created a worksheet for students to complete in respect to this information, to enhance class discussions???