“It takes a quarter of a liter of oil and 3 liters of water to deliver 1 liter of bottled water. This is an intelligent use of the human ability to reason, right?”
I wrote a post before on this subject; OK, Enough with the bottled water already, this is just a quick addendum to that post to illustrate how much not only oil is used to produce bottled water but also how much water is used up in the process as well. The amount of waste we generate for bottled water is staggering (again see my post mentioned above for more stats), and is unecessary. I am not trying to convince you that tap water is just as healthy and to switch back (although it is in most places, other than the fluoride and chlorine some municipalities add) but what I am proposing is that you buy a re-usable container and fill it up with filtered water at home. You can use a simple filter like brita or install an under the sink filter, there are lots of options. But stop buying single use plastic water bottles whenever possible. It is easy and will not only save you a lot of money but will also help to reduce your footprint on the planet.