Bottled water overtakes pop
Shizuo Kambayashi / AP
Your statistic of the day, from the Associated Press:
"Research and consulting firm Beverage Marketing Corp. says Americans drank an average of 39.3 gallons of bottled water in 2016, and 38.5 gallons of carbonated soft drinks. In 2015, bottled water was at 36.5 gallons while [pop] was at 39 gallons."