Problems with bottled water – level 2

12-04-2022 07:00

Around 800 million of people around the world have no access to safe water to drink. For many others, it is a normal thing.

Bottled water is the most popular drink in the US, but many problems come with the drink. Some cities have only bottled water, as the pipes for tap water are too old. Bottled water is much more expensive than tap water. At the same time, tap water is safer, and bottled water has a very bad impact on the natural world.

A factory usually needs three liters of water to make one liter of bottled water. Also, to make bottles, it is necessary to burn oil. To make bottled water requires 2,000 times more energy than tap water requires.

Difficult words: access (the right or possibility to have something), tap (a device through which water comes in homes), require (to need).

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