Published by the Parliament of Western Australia – PERTH.
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People Are Drinking More And More Bottled Water – [ extract from page 20 ]
… One of the problems in assessing the impact of fluoridated water is that the government does not actually know how many people are drinking it. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, each Australian consumes an average of 1064ml of plain water per day, accounting for half of total beverage consumption on any given day. But not all of this is fluoridated tap water. Some people who are not comfortable ingesting fluoride install expensive reverse osmosis water filters to remove the fluoride. Consumption of bottled water has also increased and is now the fastest growing beverage market in the world. According to a Roy Morgan Research survey, in 2015, 27 per cent of Australians aged 14 or more drank bottled water in any given seven days (and around 30 per cent in WA, where bottled water consumption is highest) …