Activists Target Nestle for Tapping California Groundwater

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Environmental groups are accusing Nestle of exploiting the state's scarce water supply after reports that the company is bottling water from a Southern California national forest. When it comes to overall water usage, experts say bottled water is a drop in the bucket compared to things like agriculture and lawns. But critics contend that bottled water is inherently unsustainable, and that the state's precious groundwater should be off limits, drought or no drought.


Tim Brown, chairman, CEO and president of Nestle Waters North America

Adam Scow, California director of Food & Water Watch