The Bottled Water Industry

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"By 2030, two-thirds of the world will be lacking access to clean drinking water." Tapped, Filmed and directed by Stephanie Soetchig, is a documentary examining the bottled water industry. In July of 2009, Tapped was released to the world. Tapped follows the bottled water industry in order to find out why water is becoming a commodity. In this film they first talk about how it started and who started it, Nestle. The film encourages people to really think about why we are paying for water. You can tell right away what this film is doing. This film is pulling on your heart strings, but using irrelevant numbers in order to grab your attention. Tapped can use these numbers for the rest of the world, but when you really see what these numbers mean you really start to realize tapped is not completely right. "By 2030, two-thirds of the world will be lacking access to clean drinking water." According to who? This may seem like a fact, but truly it is a theory. Lets find the truth about bottled water and how it really helps the world and the people on it.…show more content…
One, bottled water is tap water. The main point of Tapped pointing out this fact is to show that you can get tap water free and should not have to pay for it. Two, later in the film they suggest that they find all kinds of harmful substances in bottled water, what does regulation of bottled water have to do with health if 40 percent of it is tap water

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