Trout Don't Drink Bottled Water

December 5, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

At least not yet. Local watershed conservationists are concerned about Nestle’s plan to pump 70 million gallons of water from springs serving as headwaters for the Muskegon, White and Pere Marquette rivers in Michigan. “‘It’s not an issue about the amount of water they want to pump — it’s a question of saying yes or no,’ said Dick Schwikert, a member of the Pere Marquette Watershed Council board of directors. ‘We don’t want any water taken from the watershed.'” In the South Bend Tribune.