drinking fountain


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drinking fountain

A fixture consisting of a shallow basin, together with a water jet, designed to provide potable water for human consumption.
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According to the health center, it detected 110 to 220 bacteria per 1 milliliter of water in the six drinking fountains. The standards designated in the Water Works Law stipulate such bacteria should be less than 100 per 1 ml of drinking water.
Levels of bacteria exceeding the quality standards for drinking water were detected in six of the park's 32 drinking fountains in an inspection last Friday.
Further land was bought or leased and facilities built such as a drinking fountain and bandstand, where bands performed on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The North Douglas district will not be replacing fixtures or pipes but instead plans to ask all staff members to flush water through the sinks and drinking fountains each morning, Lahley said.
Melly, born in Tuebrook in 1829, garnered his inspiration for this fountain from Geneva where public drinking fountains were common.
Water in one other drinking fountain in the G locker bay also had elevated lead levels.
In 2014, the Architects Journal in the UK launched a competition to design a new generation of public drinking fountains, aimed at combating rising production of plastic water bottles.
drinking fountains became popular in the Victorian era when wealthy benefactors and others provided free drinking water.
USJ banned the use of the drinking fountain and fixed the plumbing immediately after it discovered the bungle, USJ officials said, adding they did not receive any health complaints from visitors.
District spokeswoman Kerry Delf said a drinking fountain in the library of the middle school contained high levels of lead - 122 parts per billion (PPB) - following the first sampling.
THE restoration of a Victorian drinking fountain in Earlsdon is set to go ahead after it won support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Only Brougham Terrace and the neglected drinking fountain will survive.