Water covers 71% of the Earth's surface, and is vital for all known forms of life.
The amount of water in the human body ranges from 50-75%.
Water is in the food you eat.
As per the Mayo Clinic, if you drink enough fluid so that you rarely feel thirsty and produce 1.5 liters (6.3 cups) or more of colorless or light yellow urine a day, your fluid intake is probably adequate.
Here in Washington Crossing we have well water so it is basically free.
Bottled water....or water in plastic containers can be purchased fairly inexpensively...a quick Google search finds you can pick up a case of Nestle Pure Life Purified water at Office Depot for $4.99
or for 10.97 Gorilla Office Supplies will sell you a case of Nestle Poland Spring Water for $10.97
I'm not up to the extensive research that would be required to tell you how much ENERGY and OIL goes into making the plastic containers that ultimately end up recycled or in the garbage or floating down the river due to some inconsiderate.......
Nor will I bore you with the facts about the amount of money being made by this industry. Surely you know by know that there really is nothing too special, besides convenience, inside those plastic bottles you are buying.
What I will tell you is that it only takes a little Common Cents to know that by purchasing one or two stainless steel water containers, again a simple and quick search on Google reveals that you can purchase a 40 oz stainless steel water jug for $11.40 from the First Aid Store, and getting your water from a safe tap, is good for your wallet, good for the environment, and good for your health.
Drink water when you are thirsty. It only takes Common Cents.