2. It’s Expensive
If you take the time to do the math, you will find that bottled water is more expensive than gasoline! Right now in the United States we are paying a little over $3 for a gallon of gasoline, and in many other countries it is much more expensive. With 128 fluid ounces in a gallon, that works out to about 2 cents per gallon. Bottled water, on the other hand, can be purchased in a 20-ounce bottle for around a $1 in the U.S. That works out to about 5 cents per ounce which is 3 cents more than gasoline, which has to be pumped from the ground in the form of crude oil, refined into gasoline and then shipped to distributors. Sure, you can get bottled water cheaper when you buy in bulk, which you may able to get at a price comparable to gasoline, but that’s still no bargain considering you’re buying something that you can normally get virtually for free.