Bottled water not so pure

Every day millions of Americans grab a plastic bottle of water from the cooler at a convenience store, or pull a case of it from the shelves at their local supermarket. Despite safe, clean municipal water, many consumers still choose to buy water at twice the price of petrol. For some, bottled water represents convenience, for others, status and for still others, matters of health. While drinking water rather than soft drink offers positive health benefits, the delivery of individual servings of water in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles brings a headache to landfills - Fr John Rausch