In the year 1906, Halsey Willard Taylor and Luther Haws created the first public water fountain, with the principal objective being to dispense much safer drinking water and minimize the possibility of typhoid fever caused by polluted water. Luther Haws' dad had died from of typhoid fever precipitated by polluted water.

Very early drinking water fountains provided ambient temperature drinking water, however demand brought about the design of water fountains which could provide much cooler H2O, consequently eradicating the bacteria responsible for contamination as well as illness. But very...

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