Case Study: Nestle Pure Life Bottled Water

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Nestle Pure Life Bottled Water Clean drinking water is a fundamental element for human survival. About 60% of our body, 70% of our brain, and 90% of our lungs are composed of water. The lack of daily water causes the body to develop many health conditions such as cancer and gastrointestinal disease. Unfortunately, one in every ten people in the world do not have access to sanitary drinking water. This epidemic is so catastrophic that a child dies every minute from water-related illnesses. For people in the United States, we are gifted with government organizations, like The Environmental Protection Agency, that regulates the drinking water to a certain standard of safety. But how “safe” is our actual drinking water? Being constantly on the move between home a work, I have a tendency to grab a water bottle over a cup. The water bottle brand that is constantly in stock at my …show more content…
Reserve Osmosis stems from the naturally occurring filtration process, Osmosis, which allow the passage of only certain molecules to pass through a semi-permeable membrane. In reverse osmosis, this semi-permeable membrane lets in water molecule, but not the majority of dissolved salts, different bacteria, pyrogens, organics, and other particles. Reverse osmosis applies a substantial amount more pressure and energy to push the water through the membrane than regular osmosis. The extra pressure significantly increases the amount of desalination and demineralization of water, thus making it more “pure”. The process of reserve osmosis extracts between 95%-99% of all impurities in the natural spring water. The water that passes through the reverse osmosis system is called permeate or product water, which is then use in Nestle Pure Life’s bottled water. The contaminated water get rejected and fed back into the nature water supply to go through the natural osmosis

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