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5 Secrets About Drinking Fountains You Never Knew

The first drinking faucet was invented in 1906 and patented in 1911 by Luther Haws, a self-employed master plumber. While at his rounds at a public school, he noticed children drinking from a shared tin cup. This unsanitary though typical arrangement inspired the inventor in him. Using available parts, Luther Haws assembled the world’s first drinking faucet. In […]

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Throwback Thursday: Our Early Beginnings

Since  the invention of the drinking fountain in 1906, Haws® has aimed to re-define expectations. Having been around for over 100 years, Haws has a rich history filled with eminent events that have shaped who we are as a company today. We have included some of our favorite photos of yesteryear to give a glimpse of Haws‘ […]

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