Hot off the press! "Bottled Water No Cleaner Than Tap Water: Study" reads a US News and World Report headline of 10/15/2008. The study was released that same day by The Environmental Working Group, and can be read at this link:
bottled water study.
The International Bottled Water Association released a statement the day before disputing the study. Their statement can be read at: IBWA response.
The EWG's response to the IBWA's statement can be read here: