...bottled water only worsens the national thirst for oil. Making the plastic containers requires petroleum; so do shipping and refrigeration.
Bottled water is more costly, too. A recent analysis in The New York Times estimated that drinking eight glasses of city tap water a day would cost 49 cents per year; the price for the same amount of bottled water: $1,400.
Interfaith Power and Light is a religious response to global warming with chapters in 22 states and Greater Washington, D.C. Find a link to your local chapter at http://www.theregenerationproject.org/State.htm