Nestlé and the California drought

Nestlé’s activities in California are under close scrutiny as a result of the devastating drought. Many people have expressed concern about the impact of our operations. We understand this concern and through innovation, we are intensifying our efforts to ensure our plants use water as efficiently as possible.

On this page we answer your questions about our water use in California. Click on the banner to find a detailed Q&A, or on one of the buttons below for a quick look at a particular issue.

Read more about our commitments to water

Water is essential for society. Check out our global water commitments.

Visit our Chairman's Water Challenge blog

Join the discussion on our Chairman's Water Challenge blog.

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Find out more about our water business in North America.

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Learn about the facts and figures of the bottled water industry.