Bottled Water

Person drinking a bottle of water

An increasing number of Nebraskans are using bottled water or vended water as their primary source of drinking water. When choosing between bottled, tap, and vended water, consider that each has advantages and disadvantages.

Drinking Water: Bottled, Tap, and Vended

See this Nebraska Extension NebGuide for definitions of domestic bottled, imported bottled, vended, public tap, and private tap water; and learn about regulations and safety for each.

Information presented within this section has been reviewed by current or former Nebraska Extension faculty including Julie Albrecht and Sharon Skipton.

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