The current water crisis you are going through New Lionhas been notorious for the rest of the country, since the concern of the inhabitants for the lack of the vital liquid has become a trend and at the same time, the reaction they have had to the lack of it.
A video has gone viral in which the youtuber “Angel am I” tries to give a homeless man a bottle of water, but he prefers staying thirsty to drinking Bonafont waterin the middle of the crisis, he prefers not to take anything to accept the liquid of said brand, saying “But that doesn’t work”:
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In social networks, contempt for the Bonafont brand has also been pronounced, even when there is a clear shortage of liquid in other brands, the topic has created conversation as well as different memes among which are:
“there may be no water, but i will never drink bonafont”
“In Monterrey there is no water and people are making shortages super machín but even so they do not take the bonafont”:
“Those from bonafont watching how all the water runs out except theirs”:
“We may be dying of thirst, but in Monterrey if the water tastes ugly, we prefer to continue suffering. I´m Sorry”:
“The Regios when they find Water in the store… / But it’s Bonafont”:
“I took my niece to see Lightyear and at the end of the film I asked: ‘Do you have any concerns?’, to which she replied: how are there people who like bonafont water?”
The girl is three years old.”:
SIMPLE MATTER OF TASTE, PRICE, OR JOINING THE CAUSE?
The reasons for Bonafont’s rejection are several, among the best known -and defended by users of social networks- is his apparent “Bad taste”.
“In the bottled water market, the big brands have accustomed us to the taste of low-salt water (osmotized water); however, this does not mean that purified water that is not low in salts is not suitable for consumption”
“In Mexico just comply with the NOM-127-SSA1-1994 to guarantee that it is safe to drink” explains Carbotecnia.
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Comparing prices to the public, the Bonafont water jug is around $48 pesos MXN approximately, while Ciel water costs around $45 pesos mxn, e-pure water is in the middle with a cost of $47 pesos mxn. Costs may vary depending on the state.
Last February, an indigenous group took over the facilities of the Bonafont bottling plantmaking them responsible for the lack of water in their community in Puebla.
The villagers demanded that the overexploitation of aquifers for de side of the company.
They noticed a decrease in the flow of water from the Metlapilapa Riverwhich crosses the Municipality of Juan C. Bonilla.
Recalling that the famous phenomenon of the Puebla sinkhole.
“The undermining of the community of Santa Maria Zacatepecin the Municipality of Juan C. Bonillais the result of the combination of erosive susceptibility conditions in the subsoil, hydrometeorological events not observed in the last three years, natural underground flows due to hydraulic gradient and induced by the intensive use of groundwater observed for 15 years in the area of Santa Maria Zacatepec, Puebla, Mexico” according to studies of National Polytechnic Institute (IPN).