Starbucks to find new source for bottled water outside Central Valley

In this Saturday, May 31, 2014, file photo, the Starbucks logo is seen at one of the company's coffee shops in downtown Chicago. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Coffee giant Starbucks will no longer get its bottled water from the Central Valley.

Residents in Merced had questioned the company's right to tap a nearby spring.

Starbucks donates five cents from each water it sells to help solve the world water crisis.

The company is still looking for a new water source.

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