The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that those with disabilities have equal access to facilities including wheelchair access to hydration products such as drinking fountains and bottle fillers. This free 1-hour webinar will take you through the important dimensional requirements to know when designing a building or installing/retrofitting all types of hydration equipment. Attend […]
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ADA standards for protruding drinking fountains
By Joanne Benz The United States Access Board is an independent federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards. The Board is made up of twelve representatives from many federal department and another thirteen are members of the public appointed by […]
How To Prepare Your Haws Outdoor Fountains for Winter
During cold seasons, it is important that outdoor drinking fountains and bottle fillers are equipped for the potentially harsh winter weather. Many drinking fountains and bottle fillers are designed to withstand extreme climate conditions from an external durability standpoint, yet it is pertinent to ensure internal waterways do not freeze and create damage. If you […]
INFOGRAPHIC: Tips to Stay Hydrated on Halloween
The Importance of Clean Water and Conscious Usage
It is no question that water is a fundamental human need. Every person needs approximately 20 to 50 liters of clean, safe water each day for various needs like drinking, cooking, and safely maintaining hygiene. Polluted water isn’t just dirty — it can be deadly. Studies from the Pacific Institute Research Report state that each […]
Simple Fundraising for a Bottle Filler
With the Hydration By Haws™ Bottle Filler Fundraising Program, your group can easily raise the funds to earn your own Hydration By Haws™ Bottle Filler! With no out-of-pocket costs and easy payment options, the Hydration By Haws™ Bottle Filler can quickly be installed at your location. Sign up your group and receive 300 custom Nalgene® […]
Free Educational Webinar on ADA Compliance for Drinking Fountains
QUICK GUIDE TO DRINKING FOUNTAIN ADA COMPLIANCE Attend and receive a certificate of attendance to submit for education credits. CEU certified for ASPE and ABIH. DATE: Thursday, August 9th, 2018 TIME: 10am-11am PT / 1pm-2pm ET PRESENTERS: Justin Dunn, Product Specialist/Trainer Lex […]
How Safe Are Drinking Fountains in NYC?
Clean water has been a topic of both national and local concern in recent years. Flint, Mich., famously made headlines in 2014 for its dangerous, lead-tainted water supply — a major threat to children’s brains and nervous systems, as well as adults’ reproductive systems. People disparage drinking fountains all the time, but they provide a needed service […]
New Specification Tools Now Available!
Visit our new Spec Tools Resource Page on Hawsco.com that houses Haws’ new 3 part specs from MasterSpec for Drinking Fountains and Emergency Equipment, as well as access to Revit files on BimObject.com and CadDetails.com. Visit our MasterSpec® page. Visit our CADdetails® page. Visit our BIMobject® page.
New Video! Haws Hydration Products Overview
Want a to learn more about Haws’ Hydration products offering including drinking fountains and bottle fillers? Watch this overview video that outlines the product families offered, features and benefits of Haws, and new products available in the marketplace!