Berlin to install more public drinking fountains

Berlin to install more public drinking fountains

Berlin is to install around 100 additional public drinking fountains over the course of the next two years.

Drinking Fountain

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A woman filling a bottle at a drinking fountain

So far there are 94 drinking fountains in the city. Five more are already under construction, four are in the planning stage. The construction of one drinking fountain costs around 12,000 euros, its operation with maintenance and laboratory analysis of the water around 3700 euros per fountain per year. To date, the city has spent around 2.5 million euros on its drinking water well action programme since 2018. During the winter, the water dispensers are switched off.
TV Tower at Alexanderplatz
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| Last edited: Friday, 26. July 2019 14:50 Uhr

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