drinking fountain

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a public fountain to provide a jet of drinking water

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The value of a clean public supply had been known since the first drinking fountains were introduced to Britain in 1859 to give the poor access to clean water rather than the polluted version that was the norm.
TAnd, although public drinking fountains may have fallen out of use since their heyday during the late 19th century, the idea of free water for all may be returning.
They are: the water pump, in Bayley Lane, city centre, Foresters public house, Raglan Street, Hillfields, Motor Hotel public house, Dorset Road, Radford, 9 North Avenue, in Stoke, 8 Stivichall Croft, in Styvechale and the drinking fountain, in Top Green.
The Springfield School District spent about $3,000 to test drinking water across the district, but it will pay much more - about $95,000 - to replace Page Elementary School's underground water system after six classrooms were found to have higher-than-safe levels of lead in their drinking fountains and sinks.
Lovebird, head and tail, chicken, spell and pray, silver and a variety of influences, combining them with simple figures, the modern world has created drinking fountain school.
Art deco drinking fountain, Northern Promenade, Whitley Bay, erected in 1937 to mark the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
By cross promoting the restroom industry with the drinking fountain and floor machine industries, Category Five Technologies is finding a clear potential for increased sales volume on all levels.
Dedicated to James Jordan Serjeantson, who was the Rector of St Michael's in Lichfield from 1868 until his death in 1886, the fountain was originally paid for by public donations but stopped being used as a drinking fountain in 1889.
Starting from the distinctive outlines of the Spanish City we follow the promenade in a northerly direction and soon pass a shelter and a drinking fountain which was installed to celebrate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1937.
Summary: Eco-conscious Parisians can now get their sparkling water free at a new public drinking fountain.
But the only problem is the drinking fountain, which is not working.
Water samples collected from splash features and an adjacent drinking fountain tested positive for Cryptosporidium hominis.
The man behind the idea has told potential customers not to buy bottled water if it is free from a tap or drinking fountain.
News that the nation's second-largest school district has not vigorously protected its children's water comes just days after school officials acknowledged that high lead levels were found in a drinking fountain at Woodlake Elementary School in Woodland Hills.
Cool yourself down by making a quick beeline to the drinking fountain ("Oh, sorry--I was really thirsty