Good Guide tested the health, environmental and social impacts of bottled water and determined that Nestle's line of bottled waters is the highest rated. Brands under Nestle Waters North America's umbrella include Poland Spring, Deer Park, Ozarka, Ice Mountain and Calistoga. Gerber's Pure Water also received high marks.
Bottled water comes in a number of varieties, including artesian, distilled, mineral, public water source, purified, sparkling and spring. Each of these types come from different sources and contain varying levels of minerals. When looking to purchase bottled water, drinkers should consider the source from which the water has been extracted and the material of the drinking container.