Generally speaking, the Federal Government does not purchase pure bottled drinking water for Federal employees unless it can be proved that agency drinking water is unsuitable for drinking.
Proof of water quality however, is a long and time consuming process and many agency employees are forced to drink low quality, bad tasting tap or well water in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.
Nevertheless, many Federal agency employees now purchase pure drinking water by forming water clubs. Water clubs are formed from individual employees with shared interests of maintaining good health and drinking pure water as a start. The club that is formed agrees to purchase bottled water delivery and usually agrees to rent or buy one or more water coolers for club use on the agency premises.
The club gains purchasing power based on the strength of it membership and the members gain the advantage of pure drinking water for … Read More