Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 4, 2021

Nestlé doesn’t have valid rights to water it’s been bottling, California officials say

The Desert Sun reports

California water officials on Friday issued a draft order telling Nestlé to “cease and desist” taking much of the millions of gallons of water it pipes out of the San Bernardino National Forest to sell as Arrowhead brand bottled water.

The order, which must be approved by the California Water Resources Control Board, caps years of regulatory probes and a public outcry over the company’s water pipeline in the San Bernardino Mountains, where opponents argue that siphoning away water harms spring-fed Strawberry Creek and the wildlife that depends on it.

Read more at Nestlé doesn’t have valid rights to water it’s been bottling, California officials say-Desert Sun


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