Feds to look into bottled-water permit during drought

April 11, 2015 8:07 PM

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Feds to look into bottled-water permit during drought

Nestle Waters North America has long drawn water from wells that tap into springs in Strawberry Canyon north of here. The water flows through a pipeline across the national forest and is hauled by trucks to a plant to be bottled as Arrowhead 100 percent Mountain Spring Water.

In an investigation last month, The Desert Sun found that Nestle's permit to transport water across the San Bernardino National Forest expired in 1988 and that the Forest Service hasn't assessed the effects of the bottled-water business on streams in two watersheds that sustain sensitive habitats.

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