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Consumers’ thirst for plastic-bottled water flows directly into increased demand for those containers. Bottled water market drivers include population growth, increase in the prevalence of waterborne diseases and scarcity of tap water create a high demand for bottled water.

Some locations require water to be boiled for safety, but this inconvenient process is both time-consuming and energy inefficient, compelling users in those areas to turn to bottled water.

Also, bottled mineral water is purified and fortified with dissolved minerals, which provides added health benefits to wellness-aware consumers.

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