Are Public Water Fountains Hygienic?

At common areas like parks, gyms, schools or universities its essential that there are easily accessible water solutions. However, many people question whether it’s sanitary to use a public drinking water fountain as so many people have used it before you have. We are about to explain the dirty and not so dirty truth. Debunking […]Read More

A Brief and Curious History of Drinking Water Fountains

It’s time for Drinking Water Fountains to take you on a historical timeline. Ever wondered where drinking fountains derived from or how they emerged? Well, let us enlighten you. It is believed that an early example of a water fountain dates back to around 3000 BC. This water fountain was found in Mesopotamia. The drinking […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains for Schools

Children’s hydration is important as their bodies lose typically more water than adults. Children spend majority of their day at school which gives schools the opportunity to enhance and support the importance of drinking water. We all know that children are generally very active especially during break periods and in class (even when they are […]Read More

Why Maintenance is Important for Drinking Water Fountains

At Drinking Water Fountains, we stock one of the widest selections of water fountains available on the UK market. As leaders in the hydration industry, we have over 10 years’ experience in scoping environments and installing drinking water fountains. Whether you need an indoor drinking fountain or a more robust external model, we are sure […]Read More

Installing Drinking Water Fountains

We aim to provide quality services to all our water coolers and water fountains customers to ensure that we met their requirements time after time. Every drinking water fountain is unique and has intricate care processes. We have a team of highly skilled water specialists who are able to install your drinking water fountain. They […]Read More

Our Bestselling Drinking Water Fountains

At Drinking Water Fountains we offer a variety of indoor drinking water fountains that are designed to suit a number of requirements and environments. From wall mounted to floor standing fountains, we stock long term hydration solutions that will constantly produce fresh and filtered water. Looking for the ideal drinking water fountain for your working […]Read More

Popular Drinking Water Fountain Brands

Are you looking to rent or purchase a drinking water fountain? We have some awesome news for you, we stock a variety of high quality drinking water fountain brands available at sound prices. Whether you need a wall mounted, floor standing or recessed drinking fountain, we stock them all. Each drinking water fountain is hand […]Read More

Public Sector Drinking Water Fountains

Drinking Water Fountains offer customers the widest range of long term hydration solutions which are available for rent or straight up purchase. We pride ourselves in offering our customers across the UK with quality drinking fountains and exceptional customer services. The Public Sector Is Our Speciality We specialise in installing and maintaining drinking water fountains […]Read More

Do I Need a Water Cooler or a Drinking Water Fountain?

Getting the right source of clean and filtered water can be quite tricky if you are not sure what type of system you actually need. There are numerous options out there, from bottled water coolers to indoor drinking water fountains so it can become a bit confusing deciding what the best option for you is. Well, […]Read More

Water Fountains and Public Health

Drinking Water Fountains are one of the leading suppliers of high quality water related products in the UK which includes indoor and outdoor water fountains. We’ve outlined the benefits of installing a drinking fountain and addressed common concerns related to hygiene and safety to help you choose the right water fountain for you. Water fountains […]Read More

Water Quality | Troubleshooting

One of the easier water fountain issues to detect is water quality. It generally comes down to the taste of the water itself or whether any odours are emitted. This may be caused by a number of problems, but it usually comes down to the installation of the unit and method applied by the technicians. […]Read More

How a drinking water fountain works | Infographic

A drinking water fountain offers refreshing and chilled H2O, whether it is a indoor or outdoor drinking fountain. Have you ever wondered how a drinking water fountain actually works? We have put together a simple infographic which briefly explains how drinking water fountains works. We are adding new  accessories and spare parts all the time, […]Read More
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Why Water Fountains Are Great For Gyms

According to the Natural Hydration Council in the UK – drinking water before, during and after exercise helps us to work out more efficiently and for longer. In fact, physical and cognitive performance can suffer when we are poorly hydrated while working out or playing sports. It’s no surprise that gyms of all shapes and […]Read More

Can We Live Without Bottled Water?

Imagine a world where bottled water doesn’t exist. Would we be able to live like that?  Perhaps a better question would be: should we live without it? Producing bottled water has harrowing effects on the environment, yet we consume it at an alarming rate.  According to The Water Project, plastic bottles take more than 1000 […]Read More
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How to Tell if Your Water Supply is Safe for Drinking

When it comes to healthy living, there are so many considerations that need to be taken. Everything you do, from the food you eat to how long you sit at a desk every day and the type of water you drink is surrounded by all sorts of opinions, research and fads. When it comes to […]Read More
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How Water Impacts Employee Wellbeing

Slowly the reality is dawning – companies need to start paying better attention to their staff members’ health and wellbeing. This is currently at the forefront of discussions in business circles, since the only way to maintain a competitive advantage in the long term is for a company to make their staffs’ physical and mental […]Read More
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Drinking Water Fountains… Or Works of Art?

Here at Drinking Water Fountains, we love water. We also border on mildly obsessed when it comes to drinking water fountains. And we love to discover creative fountains that can easily double as works of art! Water from outdoor drinking fountains is free and reduces the negative impact of environmentally unfriendly plastics in the form […]Read More
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Can Drinking Water Fountains be Safe in Schools?

As most of you know, the news has recently been set alight by the story of a nine-year-old boy who was granted – and then lost – a pay-out of £3 215 after cutting himself on a drinking water fountain when his seven-year-old brother moved out of the way of his fist. While the internet […]Read More
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The Do’s and Don’t’s of Drinking Water Fountains

There are plenty of ways to be creepy and awkward at the gym, in the office, and in life in general. The public drinking fountain is certainly one potential scenario that can make for awkward situations, guaranteed to leave everyone involved cringing. While many have made the move towards bottled water, we believe there’s a […]Read More
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Water leaks waste billions of litres

Responsible use of water is something we are all reminded about frequently, particularly in this ‘age of austerity’ and at a time when green issues are at the forefront of almost every political agenda. However, it can be frustrating for customers, who pay increasing prices and still ensure they are conscientious with their water usage, […]Read More
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How much water do we really need?

Millions of us try to glug two litres of water a day. We believe it helps keep us healthy and slim but Australian nutritionist Spero Tsindos, at La Trobe University in Melbourne, sparked controversy by claiming that eight glasses of water a day ‘is over the top’ and instead of hydrating our body’s cells, most […]Read More
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What is a drinking water fountain?

Drinking water fountains are designed to provide drinking water in an instant. Connected to the mains water supply, water fountains have a basin arrangement with a tap or bubbler that dispenses either continuously running water or water on demand. Fountains are typically made from stainless steel and may incorporate carbon filters to remove taste and bad odours from […]Read More
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Who invented the drinking water fountain?

The modern drinking fountain was invented and manufactured in the early 1900s by two men: Halsey Willard Taylor with the Halsey Taylor Company; and Luther Haws with the Haws Sanitary Drinking Faucet Co. These two companies changed how water was served in public places. Taylor’s father had died of typhoid fever caused by contaminated public drinking […]Read More

Indoor drinking water fountains for School

Our slimline Junior floor standing fountains are perfect for use in Primary and Secondary School Environments. The direct chill technology reduces running costs and increases efficiency as they only chill the water used and contain no storage tank.This also means there is no bacteria build up within the fountain, keeping the water pure. Our slimline […]Read More

Special Offer’s

This month we are offering The Oasis PLF14 at an amazing price of  £800 including delivery. This fountain is available finished in stainless steel or Sandstone powder-coat. delivering a massive 62 litres of chilled water per hour this cooler is ideal for environments where a high volume of chilled filtered water is required.Click here for […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains on Easter Day

This weekend was Easter and many people enjoyed the drinking water fountains in parks, where they threw big parties. Easter is one of the occasions during the year when families and friends get together and celebrate. Many people chose to organize the get together in a park. This truly is a great idea, because spring […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains and Find a Rainbow Day

On the 3rd of April, many people have decided to use the Drinking Water Fountains in a fun game during the Find a Rainbow Day. Families gathered in parks and played with their kids a lot of fun games, all in the search of rainbows. There were activities like drawing pictures of rainbows, painting with […]Read More

Make Music with our Drinking Water Fountains

Making music with your mates; what could be better than that? Jamming together, feeling the rhythm, showing off your musical skills…unless, of course, you’re melodically challenged, like so many of us. To those people we say, fear not, we have a great, easy solution for you, so that you can be included in all sorts […]Read More

Dud Drinking Water Fountains for State Workers

A recent report has revealed that the water being drunk by employees stationed at the Department of Transportation’s Ferries Division building in Seattle, being dispensed through the drinking water fountains, is not in fact suitable for ingestion and has not been for quite some time. State officials and maintenance crews discovered that at least nine […]Read More
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A Short History of Drinking Water Fountains

One thing that we know well is just how lucky we are to have drinking water fountains available for our thirst-quenching pleasure, that whenever we’re in need of a drink, there will be something in close vicinity to relieve us. In honour of this, dear readers, we’re giving you a (very) condensed history of drinking […]Read More

Your Drinking Water Fountains Soundtrack

Let’s face it, music really does help make the world go round. It makes things seem just that little bit more interesting, brings us up when we’re feeling down, and can give us an excuse to jump around like loons, should we so wish. In light of thing, dear readers, this week, here at drinking […]Read More

Ryerson promises more Drinking Water Fountains

A Canadian University has made promises that it is not yet keeping, to begin reducing the amount of bottled water that is available on campus, replacing it instead with more drinking water fountains, at which students will be able to refresh and revive themselves. Ryerson University in Toronto pledged to spend the next three years […]Read More

Some Alternative Drinking Water Fountains

It’s common knowledge these days that having the trendiest, coolest, most efficient drinking water fountains in the office environment is of utmost importance, for many reasons. For most workers, the fountain is a place to relax, unwind, get refreshed, and, perhaps most importantly of all, catch up on what Dave and Doris from accounting have […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains: Somerset House

To round off our four-part blog series during which we’ve been looking at all sorts of lovely fountains, although mainly not the drinking water fountains sort, more the pretty sort, we’re bringing you one of the most relished water features in our lovely capital. Somerset House in central London boasts a super dry plaza fountain, […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains: Axis Park

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been scouring the country (sort of), up, down, left, right- you name a place, we’ve looked there for the UK’s biggest, best, weirdest and wonderfullest drinking water fountains, so that you, dear reader, can take yourself straight to them to see them for real. We’ve got a corker […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains: Alnwick Garden

Following last week’s blog, in which we had a brief examination of the fountain in the courtyard at the Royal Academy of Art, we’ve been looking for more special drinking water fountains around the country that will bring you joy and pleasure simply by looking upon them. Alas, the whole drinking water fountains thing didn’t […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains: The Royal Academy

If you, like us here at drinking water fountains, have found yourself out and about in our beautiful country and have marvelled at some of the wonderful and innovative drinking, and non drinking water fountains all over the place, you’re probably wondering why we haven’t written any blogs about them. For this, dear reader, we […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains is on

Take a moment to check out our Drinking Water Fountains page on AboutUs is wiki based site and the page basically sums up our company and what we do. You can also find Drinking Water Fountains on TwitterRead More

Drinking Water Fountains make us Glee-ful

A new phenomenon has arrived. At first, it seemed like it would be relatively easy to control, that it would be possible that not EVERY singe person across Britain became addicted to/borderline obsessed with the aforementioned phenomenon….but this was not to be. Glee fever has well and truly hit, and there’s nothing we can do. […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains Hygiene

There are many ways in which we can all help keep public drinking water fountains across the country clean and hygienic for everyone to drink from. If we all work together doing some of these simple things that we’re suggesting in this week’s blog, then it’ll make a big difference to everyone! So read on, […]Read More

St James’ Park gets new Drinking Water Fountains

Following worrying findings that drinking water fountains across the UK’s parks have been falling into disrepair, and thus are unfit for the public to drink from, Authorities have decided to spend some time deciding which fountains standing on land owned by the Royal Parks Foundation, are to be renovated and thus become more appealing to […]Read More

Launch of a Drinking Water Fountains Campaign

We English love a good old bit of campaigning; standing up for what we believe in and making sure the people with the power hear us doing so. We particularly love making a noise about our health, more so if it concerns our children and other young people across the country. Since the release of […]Read More

Drinking water fountains fall into disrepair

It’s a sad state of affairs when we, the British public, do not have access to clean drinking water, even in places of activity and recreation such as public parks. Across the country, it has been reported that drinking water fountains have fallen into disrepair as a result of neglect from local authorities. During the […]Read More

Fairytales with drinking water fountains- part 2

Following the unprecedented success of last week’s fairy tale taster, we’re letting ourselves be inspired by our drinking water fountains once again, and are bringing you, faithful reader, a reminder, or maybe a first introduction, to one of the most magical and wonderful watery fairytales ever written for children. The Water Babies, written by Charles […]Read More

Fairytales with drinking water fountains- part 1

We all love a good fairy tale, with princes and princesses, possibly the odd slaying of an evil dragon, or even a shape-shifting elf. We at drinking water fountains particularly enjoy those stories which revolve around that wonderful, life-giving substance that spurts from our fountains- lovely jubbly water. This week we’re bringing you a Grimm […]Read More

Wake yourself up with our drinking water fountains

It may be true to say that these days, we take the fact that we can rely on our trusty alarm clocks to wake us up in the morning, for granted. We fall into deep slumber knowing that electronics will prevail, and get us up in time for showers, brekkie, and leaving several minutes left […]Read More

Boston students are without drinking water fountains

Following a massive bust water pipe on Saturday 1st May, thousands of Boston school children are returning to class as normal, but with signs posted all over the drinking water fountains and taps in the bathrooms, amidst fears that the water supply remains to be contaminated and not fit for consumption. Schools have sprung into […]Read More

How to get your 8 glasses a day

The task of drinking eight glasses of water per day can seem a daunting one, but we at Drinking Water Fountains are here to help. It’s really a lot easier than you may think; the key is to make your water habits consistent, and to drink in small quantities, that way you’ll not even notice […]Read More

Keep hydrated this summer with drinking water fountains

We all know it’s important to keep hydrated, and that the health benefits of drinking enough water are multiple; higher energy levels and longer concentration span, healthier looking skin and a stronger immune system. The list goes on. Of course, all this is important all year round, but as we approach the summer (and we […]Read More

Playground games to build up your thirst

School drinking water fountains are a must, particularly in the run-up to Summer and the (optimistic) promise of good weather for Britain over the season. It is vital for children to keep hydrated, not only for general health and well-being, but to help sustain concentration in the classroom. Of course, it is also important for […]Read More

Thai new year brings watery Chaos

We do not usually condone wasting water, particularly as we believe so strongly in providing enough drinking water fountains for children at school and at home and for employees in the office, and that water itself is a precious resource. However, we also feel that water can be a lot of fun, particularly when used […]Read More

Princes Gate goes perfectly with a school drinking water fountain

We are all aware of the essential nature of drinking water fountains in schools; not only do children and young adults need water on tap (ho ho) to help them concentrate and perform well in the classroom, the health benefits or keeping hydrated are numerous; an elevated and active immune system to help keep pesky […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains in Bristol Initiative

It was with interest that we saw an article on the BBC website today regarding a newly launched initiative looking at restoring the drinking water fountains in Bristol. We hope that you find it of interest. We offer a full service offering refurbishment of existing drinking water fountains and will be contacting the Bristol council […]Read More

Arguments against Bottled Water and for Water Fountains

A not so balanced view point on bottled water from an American standpoint. It seems that one of the only solutions for the future of our planet is Drinking Water Fountains – which we are of course happy about. We welcome balanced arguments and this strikes us as being a slightly strong on bias against […]Read More

Merry Christmas from Drinking Water Fountains

It’s that time of year again, where the snow starts to fall, the Christmas trees go up and the festive spirit is alive and well, it’s finally Christmas. And from the entire team here at we would like to wish all our customers and suppliers a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. […]Read More

School Drinking Fountains Need a Revamp

There’s often stories in the news about how school water fountains are contaminated with germs and the school water pipes are a bacterial minefield so it’s high time schools started cleaning up their act before all the school drinking fountains are taken out from the halls! The latest news story was from Oregan in the […]Read More

Importance of Increasing Drinking Water Supply in Third World Countries

INCREASING DRINKABLE WATER SUPPLY IN THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES Having a clean drinkable water supply is something every human on the planet should have access to. Water is essential to our survival and everyday life, without it our health would diminish significantly. However, many countries in the third world still do not have access to clean […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains over Bottled Water Coolers

Having an adequate fresh water supply in your life is essential. Whether you are at home, work or at the gym, it’s important to be well hydrated and it’s important as a business owner to ensure your staff have easy access to fresh water. You might already have a water cooler installed but you might […]Read More

Prevent Obesity with Drinking Water Fountains in Schools

A recent study conducted by the Journal of Paediatrics shows that it is possible to reduce children becoming overweight by introducing drinking water fountains throughout the school; handing out water bottles to the children in class and having teachers use lesson plans that included messages about healthy water consumption. The study was conducted on 32 […]Read More

Enki fountains supplier to the UK

Drinking Water Fountains is proud to announce that it has been appointed the exclusive distributorship for the Enki drinking water fountain. In the words of the Danish manufacturers, Wodor – “The water cooler ENKI has been designed by Jacob Jensen Design as a tribute to the vitalizing effects of water. ENKI is the God of […]Read More

Drinking Water Fountains pushed by Canadians

Pressures on local and central governments to provide adequate sources of drinking water for staff have often sparked much debate and led to detailed discussions on the pros and cons of bottled water. This has recently been seen in Canada where a push by 50 municipalities in eight provinces has led to a ban on the […]Read More

US Students Rally for more Water Fountains

A Brock University programming co-ordinator is doing all that she can to get more water fountains installed, or at least have some hydration stations on campus so students can fill up their water bottles instead of having to shell out $2.50 per bottle from the vending machine, or buy the alternative of sugary soft drinks to […]Read More
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