Average cost of 1 litre of bottled water in UK: £3.40
Cost of supplying 1 Litre of water in Africa: 0.3pence
Bottled water 500 times more expensive than supplying water to Africa
At any one time the average UK consumer has access to 55 brands of still, bottled water. Award-winning charity Excellent Development, that facilitates the supply of clean water to African communities with sand dams, researched the prices of these waters to reveal that prices range from £59 to 7pence per litre and that the average cost of bottled water in the UK in is £3.40 per litre.
For their study Excellent Development focused on still, bottled waters that can be bought at national supermarkets or from UK...