Friday, July 27, 2007

Holy Water!?!

This is my least favorite bottle watered and look at this. They announced today that AquaFina comes from a tap and now they have to say that on the package. I find this pretty funny. When I was little we drank water from the faucet, the hose in the backyard and a glass orange juice jug we put water in and put it in the frige to make it cold. What a spoiled bunch we are paying for tap water in a fancy bottle.

It really cracks me up when you have to pay .25 cents for "air" at the gas station.


Anonymous said...

I always thought this water tasted like crap. This explains it.


val said...

You actually don't have to pay that 25 cents. It's like a law or something they have to offer it. If there is not a button to push, go inside and tell them to turn it on for you. We do it all the time. Like Amanda once said in a very tiny voice, "quarters makes dollars!".

Jenn said...

Hey Val is this a law only in Cali? What law is this? Is it a Federal Law? I will check it out! I think it's absolutely INSANE you have to pay for air. They are so not kidding but yet I think to myself, "you have GOT to be kidding me" everytime. I swear I think that everytime.

val said...

Hi Jenn,

There are little notices around the air pump thingys that talk about why they are suppose to have it. Next time I'm at the gas station, I'll look closer and let you know.

val said...

Found it on the internet, it is a Calif Law called Free Air and Water Law. I'll paste a little:
SECTION 1. The Legislature finds and declares that air and water
are essential to the safe operation of motor vehicles, and therefore
public safety requires that free air and water be accessible at all
service stations.
SEC. 2. Section 13651 of the Business and Professions Code is
amended to read:
13651. (a) (1) On and after January 1, 2000, every service
station in this state shall provide, during operating hours, and make
available at no cost to customers who purchase motor vehicle fuel,
water, compressed air, and a gauge for measuring air pressure, to the
public for use in servicing any passenger vehicle, as defined in
Section 465 of the Vehicle Code, or any commercial vehicle, as
defined in Section 260 of the Vehicle Code, with an unladen weight of
6,000 pounds or less.