Oakland joins other cities in tap water campaign

September 7, 2011 10:28:02 AM PDT
Mayors from several California cities announced their commitment to drinking tap water instead of bottled water. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, along with mayors of Davis and Santa Rosa joined the "Think Outside The Bottle Campaign" in front of Oakland City Hall today.

Oakland is among 32 cities whose leaders promise to go bottle free. Officials are encouraging the state to stop spending tax dollars on bottled water and reinvest in California's public water systems.