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Managing our water resources is our most important responsibility.
It's more than just business; it's the right thing to do. From careful selection of our springs to daily monitoring
of our sources and the surrounding environment, we work tirelessly to protect their health and sustainability. This also ensures
that surrounding plant and animal habitats, wetlands and riparian areas remain vital and diverse. Here's how we do it:
Selecting a Spring Water Source
When considering a new source, we look for a healthy and protected ecosystem, an abundant water supply, and spring water
that‘s natural and great tasting.
Finding a Healthy and Protected Ecosystem
The siting process includes studies of aquatic life, soils, wildlife, wetlands, riparian areas and surface waters.
We conduct extensive research, including historic and cultural influences, and land-use practices dating back more than 100 years.
We take only what nature can replenish. We research historical and geologic records for information on abundant resources,
and then conduct extensive hydrologic studies. Recharge patterns are critical in determining the amount of water a spring can
Each spring has a unique "taste fingerprint" defined by its natural mineral composition. In addition to extensive
chemical analyses, experienced water tasters within the company conduct taste panels to confirm that the best tasting springs
A watermelon is 92% water, true to its name.
Our water sources are our most precious natural and national resource. That's why
it's important that they're totally secure.