Lombardy: the 81,8% drank tap water, treated and non-

Press release date:
23/05/2012

AQUA ITALY (Association of construction companies and manufacturers of plants for water treatment
primary, federated in ANIMA - Confindustria), presents the data of the new CRA 2012 research related to the
"Appetite water consumption of tap water, treated and not, in Lombardy.


(Milan) - ITALY AQUA is committed to promote a "culture of water"
conscious and, in this context, since 2006 periodically carry out a photograph of consumption
Water mayor in Lombardy. The research showed that CRA Nielsen 2012 the 81,8%
declares to drink tap water, treated and not.
Almost half of Lombard choose the water at zero km habitually, in fact, the 46,8% say
drink it always or almost 24,9% while the drinks it occasionally and 10,1% seldom drink it.
The main reasons why the Cousin prefer to have comfort in the bottle (36,9%) followed
taste (25,2%) and the lower cost (21,2%).
In particular, then, the 26,1% of respondents have at least one device
water treatment in their own home. In the first place there are the water filter jug,
chosen by the 14% of the interviewees followed with a certain gap from the filtering systems for
the elimination of chlorine, which amounted to 5,3%. The 3,2%, however, chooses osmosis system
Reverse the 2,2% have a filtration system equipped with refrigeration and carbonation
incorporated. Finally, the 1,4% has a refrigeration system or carbonation. In detail, the 52,8% of
who owns a system of fining water has entered into a subscription
periodic maintenance and only 13,1% did not know the existence of this opportunity.
Finally, it was investigated the phenomenon of Water Kiosks, the evolution of ancient fountains
which today supply chilled, carbonated or filtered water according to the type. Use or use
(If they propose a common reference) the service the 63,5% of respondents while among the
residents in municipalities that have not proposed the service, only the 6,3% in case of activation not
It would join too.

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