The War on Tap Water: An Exclusive Excerpt from Peter Gleick’s Bottled and Sold

Monday marked the release date of Pacific Institute President Peter Gleick’s latest book, Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water–the latest, loud voice added to a growing chorus of tap water defenders. Almost nine billion gallons of bottled water were packaged and sold in the U.S. in 2008, with 40 billion being sold globally that same year, according to Gleick’s findings.

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