Public Drinking Water Fountain

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“Hit the Tap, Kick the Bottle”

This is the message that one city in America is sending out to its residents. Missoula, Montana, has installed two brand-new water fountains in its city to encourage people to switch from sweetened, calorific drinks to good old-fashioned water. It will save 1800 plastic bottles from heading to landfill each month, so this move will […]
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5 best ‘drinking water’ apps for your phone

With hectic lifestyles and hundreds of other things to keep track of, how can you also make sure you’re getting enough water? Here are some of the best free apps to track your water intake and make your life a bit easier!  1. WaterLogged – iPhone WaterLogged keeps track of how much water you’ve had […]

Bring back the water fountain!

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is working with Mayors across the country with the U.S. Conference of Mayors to reinvigorate the nation’s supply of public drinking fountains. The two are working together to help bring back water fountains to parks, playgrounds, school yards, city streets and town centers in order to provide access to clean, […]
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21-foot-high drinking fountain in Times Square

On Wednesday 11th April, in the heart of Times Square in New York City, the NHL and NBC celebrated the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs by dropping a 21-foot tall, 6,600 lbs. replica of the greatest trophy in sports in the middle of everything. Open Wednesday through Friday, the huMANgous Cup also doubles as […]

Crowd-sourced Drinking Fountain App for Android Phones

A new project between Google and the Pacific Institute will help Android users locate public drinking fountains using their smart phone. The duo is building a new app, WeTap, for Android-powered phones that crowd-sources the locations of fountains in an effort to combat bottled water consumption. The WeTap app will allow smart phone users to add the […]