Tag Archives | drinking fountains

America’s ToothFairy Engages Youth Leaders In Innovative Study To Assess Drinking Water Access In Schools

Healthy Eating Research Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds water access study In collaboration with the Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI), University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation is activating youth participants in its #MySmileMattersSM Youth Movement to aid in an innovative study to assess the […]

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10 Good Reason to Drink More Water

From the stuff we drink and swim in, to the steam that eases congestion and the ice that reduces swelling, water is all around us (and even in us). Heck, it kind of is us. “Water makes up about two thirds of who we are, and influences 100 percent of the processes in our body,” […]

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Download Your Copy of the 2016 Price List

The 2016 Price List is Now Available Download your copy of the Haws Hydration and Emergency Equipment Full Line Catalog. All prices became effective January 1, 2016, and supersede all other price lists. If you have any questions or would like to obtain a printed copy, please contact customer service at (888) 640-4297. Download Now

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Article Re-post: Are Your Children Dehydrated At School?

BRITA reveals the statistics of children’s drinking habits at school and that parents don’t know how much their children drink at school. A new study by BRITA – Europe surveyed 2,000 parents of primary school children. The results show that almost three quarters of parents don’t know how much water their children drink whilst at school. 66% […]

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Editorial Re-post: What Diseases Can You Get From a Water Fountain?

The misconception of drinking fountains carrying diseases fills individuals with a sense of doubt. Many years ago, individuals begin to develop a lack of trust in drinking fountains regardless if it’s realistic. The New York Times article What Diseases Can You Get From a Water Fountain? addresses the concerns of bacteria that one can (or cannot) come […]

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Editorial: We don’t trust drinking fountains anymore, and that’s bad for our health

The invention of the modern drinking fountain in 1906 by Luther Haws was a significant innovation that improved public spaces dramatically by helping to deliver sanitary drinking water to anyone. Today, the number of public drinking fountains is decreasing, and it is leading to problems. This past month, the Washington Post published an article that […]

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