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Nestlé Waters Canada to the rescue

Nestlé Waters Canada, Canada’s marketshare-leading manufacturer and distributor of healthy beverage choices, has donated $1,300 worth of bottled water to Kootenay Columbia School District 20 in B.C., to help the school board deal with high lead levels in its water infrastructure at Rossland Secondary School and MacLean Elementary School.


November 29, 2010
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Hope, B.C.Nestlé Waters Canada, Canada’s marketshare-leading manufacturer and distributor of healthy beverage choices, has donated $1,300 worth of bottled water to Kootenay Columbia School District 20 in B.C., to help the school board deal with high lead levels in its water infrastructure at Rossland Secondary School and MacLean Elementary School.

More than 7,840 bottles of water will be distributed to students at both schools until the water quality in both facilities returns to acceptable limits. If more bottled water is required, Nestlé Waters Canada has committed to donate more.

The company also donated the cost of shipping the water to the schools from its distribution center in Chilliwack, which was estimated to be an additional $1,000.

Nestlé Waters Canada–a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nestlé Waters North America of Greenwich, CT.–regularly donates bottled water to municipalities and other organizations in need during local, provincial and national emergencies. Over the past 10 years, it has donated millions of bottles of water during floods in Manitoba and New Brunswick, forest fires in British Columbia and northern Ontario and boil-water advisories and other potable water challenges across Canada.

With headquarters in the Township of Puslinch, Ont., bottling facilities in Hope, B.C., and Puslinch and distribution facilities in Chilliwack, B.C., Puslinch and Laval, Quebec, the company has approximately 450 employees supporting a network of more than 145 retailers across Canada.

For more information, visit www.nestle-waters.ca.






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