Better known as AquaVA, Virginia Artesian Water bottles from a protected aquifer in Mechanicsville, Virginia, just outside of Richmond. According to the EPA, artesian water comes from deep in the Earth, and is protected by an impermeable layer of stone and/or clay. Because of these barriers, AquaVA emerges from the Earth free from any contaminants and with an honest, unadulterated flavor. The attractive bottle, featuring a bright red cardinal (Virginia’s state bird!) is appealing and competitively priced for merchandising in a grab and go cooler.