Wood County Project
The best way to check your purchases of bottled water is to carefully read the product description on the label. This defines each bottle of water as one of the following:
Why are people drinking more bottled water?
Consumers are drinking more and more bottled water for its taste and its quality. Modern, on-the-go lifestyles demand products that are not only health conscious, but also convenient. As consumers get back to a basic, healthy lifestyle, bottled water has been replacing carbonated, sugary drinks as the beverage of choice in recent years.
What role do hydrogeologists play at Ozarka and Nestlé Waters?
In keeping with Nestlé Waters concern for water conservation nationwide, its six Natural Resources Managers or geologists, are charged with the responsibility to find, develop and protect pristine spring sources so that the resource will be kept pure and free flowing for years to come. The geologist also is charged with developing each spring source in a manner that minimizes impact to the spring, and protects downstream users and neighboring landowners from any adverse effects of spring water collection.
Is the Natural Resources Manager for Texas a scientist?
David Feckley, the Natural Resource Manager for Texas, has an undergraduate degree in Geology and a Masters in Hydrogeology from Baylor University. He worked for environmental engineering/hydrogeology consulting firms in Texas for six years before joining Ozarka in 1998.
How does Ozarka find its springs?
Ozarka's natural resource manager is constantly on the lookout for high-quality, prolific springs that could possibly meet the company's standards for excellence. The manager finds springs through researching topographic maps, studying area geology and, mostly, through landowner referrals.
When I do an Internet search for Ozarka, I get Eureka Springs. Is this Ozarka?
Prior to Nestlé Waters purchase of Ozarka in 1987, the company was owned by several entities. The business agreement between Eureka Water and Ozarka gives Eureka rights to produce and distribute Ozarka products in Oklahoma. While Eureka sells water under the Ozarka brand name in Oklahoma, it is a distinct and separate company.
Where can I find information about groundwater resources in Wood County?
The Texas Water Development Board has a report that can be found at:
Do Ozarka and Perrier have Web sites?
Ozarka, Nestlé Waters and the other national brands of spring water in the Nestlé Waters family have Web sites. Feel free to check them out at www.nestle-watersna.com The Ozarka site can be accessed directly by going to www.ozarkawater.com.
I am interested in Ozarka sponsoring a community event in Wood County - who should I contact?
We are eager to participate actively in the communities in which we locate. Ozarka focuses primarily on helping kids as well as water education and watershed protection. We are eager to hear about what is important to your community!
What should I do if I am interested in applying for a job with Ozarka in Wood County?
If you are interested in applying for a job with Ozarka in general, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Ozarka Spring Water Company