With recurring droughts, some mineral waters such as Hepar are becoming increasingly scarce on our shelves. After Hepar, do we risk other bottled water shortages?
Droughts and heat waves that have increased in recent years are increasingly affecting the bottled water trade. Faced with drying up of sources, manufacturers are forced to adjust their strategy By reducing their drag. RACE RESULTS Bottled water aisles are starting to have a lot of absentees.
Last fall, consumers expressed regret The absence of Monte Rosco on the shelves. At the beginning of the school year, there is a shortage of Hepar Water, owned by Nestlé Waters. Last May, the giant Swiss company was forced to reduce its production by 60% by closing two of its six factories. Display sources dedicated to Hépar. These two holes in the regiment had “It has been identified as particularly sensitive, due to its shallow depth, to climate hazards“, announced the group. This isn’t the only bottled water To bear the brunt of climate events.
After Monte Roscoe and Hepar, what water might be harder to find?
Perrier, another property of Nestlé Waters, is also facing production difficulties. It’s a double penalty for sparkling water Suffering from drought and carbon dioxide deficiency related to the war in Ukraine. Danone’s famous Volvic mineral water was also affected. He was regularly accused of depleting the water resources of the municipality of Puy-de-Dôme (Auvergne), Volvic Water Company commits to reducing its withdrawals by 5% Monthly payments authorized by the state in the event of an alert. This shortage of bottled water is likely to increase in the future. In fact, scientists expect a 10-40% decline in water resources in the coming decades, which represents a major challenge. In this regard, at the end of last March, Emmanuel Macron presented the water plan Respond better to future droughts.