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A Drinking Fountain from 1910!

Honey Lake Valley Grange Hall in Johnstonville, California was built in the late 1880s. The raised ring is to help from putting one’s mouth on the bubbler, and the bubbler itself is engraved with Haws Berkeley, Calif. Is this doggy ADA compliant? @zusho When you’re too short to get a drink and a great climber. @the_give_way Yes, […]

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Haws® Attends IFMA & A+A in October

Haws® exhibited at the recent International Facility Management Association (IFMA) World Workplace Conference & Expo October 18-20, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The World Workplace expo is an event geared toward learning and relationship-building within the facility management field. Attendees were able to see hundreds of Facility Management toys, tools, and resources from the leading names in […]

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Creating Happy, Healthy, and Hydrated Children in Northern Nevada

Urban Roots’ Farm Camp programs are outdoor garden-based week-long day camps designed to inspire excitement for learning. Farm Camp programs coincide with the Washoe County School District (Northern Nevada) breaks. During 35 hours in the outdoors, campers ages 5-15 delve into the basics of plant biology, animal care, and nutrition while planting, tending, harvesting, and […]

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Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water and the Installation of Emergency Eyewashes and Showers

SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT SUMMARY Since 1986, the Safe Drinking Water Act (“SDWA” or “the Act”) has prohibited the use of certain items that are not lead free, and since 1996 the Act has made it unlawful for anyone to introduce into commerce items that are not lead free. Section 1417(a)(1) prohibits the “use of […]

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Drinking Fountain Typologies

Check out this infographic created by Jossie Ivanov who did her MIT Thesis on drinking fountains. Learn more about Jossie’s studies on drinking fountains>>  Click to enlarge:

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Make Public Drinking Water Fountains Great Again

By Rapichan Phurisamban and Peter Gleick In February of 2017, the Pacific Institute released a white paper entitled Drinking Fountains and Public Health: Improving National Infrastructure to Rebuild Trust and Ensure Access, which highlighted the limited evidence of a link between illness and disease outbreaks and drinking fountains. The report found that most problems could be traced to contamination […]

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A Legacy of Innovation

By Stephanie Kilroy One hundred and ten years ago, Luther Haws created a drinking solution that would become the first product for Haws Sanitary Drinking Faucet Company. Luther saw children drinking from a common cup on a playground at a public school; as a result, he invented a bubblerhead drinking faucet. This innovation sparked what […]

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Haws in Action: Hands-on education with elementary students to promote creativity and curiosity in the science and engineering fields.

Custom eagle and tree nest drinking fountain and a mural designed by students were unveiled June 5 at Veterans Elementary School – STEM Academy. Together with Veteran’s Elementary School (Reno, Nevada) and other local manufacturers, Haws Corporation’s Research & Development team created and implemented a custom drinking fountain project for 1st and 5th-grade students for […]

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VIDEO: Haws Outdoor Drinking Fountain featured in AT&T® TV Commercial

Haws Model 3500 Barrier-Free Stainless Steel Pedestal Fountain was featured multiple times throughout a recent AT&T 5G Network TV commercial.  The ad, which shows what the near future might look like through the eyes of a young boy, perfectly displays innovative imagination through the eyes of a child.   As Haws celebrates its 110th anniversary […]

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EBMUD proposes water bottle fill stations at public places

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — The East Bay Municipal Utility District laid out plans Tuesday for a pilot program to open seven water fill stations to promote tap water use and reduce use of disposable plastic water bottles. If the stations prove popular, the water district would consider opening more of them within its territory in Contra […]

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Host Property Achieves LEED Silver Certification

Original post: Host Hotels & Resorts 12/07/2016 The U.S. Green Building Council awarded The Axiom® Hotel LEED® Silver certification for its green initiatives. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a green building certification program that recognizes performance in key areas of environmental and human health such as site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials […]

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Is it a Bubbler or a Drinking Fountain?

Author: Sean Christensen University of Wisconsin- Whitewater I posted an inquiry on the LINGUIST listing on the distribution of the word “bubbler” as a synonym for drinking fountain. Thanks to all who responded, which are too many to list. The Dictionary of American Regional English has also extensively investigated this word and it was my […]

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