Nestle lacks rights to water
LOS ANGELES (AP) Nestle, which makes Arrowhead bottled water, may have to stop taking millions of gallons of water from Southern California's San Bernardino National Forest because state regulators say it lacks valid permits.
The State Water Resources Control Board notified the company on Wednesday that an investigation concluded it doesn't have proper rights to about a quarter of the water it currently withdraws for bottling.
Nestle says it's reviewing the report. The company has argued it inherited forest water rights dating back more than a century.