Water Dispensers

Around 1906, Luther Haws and Halsey Willard Taylor designed the first drinking water fountain, with the principal objective being to supply much safer fresh water and also prevent the threat of typhoid fever as a result of polluted water. Luther Haws' father had died from of typhoid fever precipitated by polluted h2o.

Early drinking dispensers offered room temperature drinking water, however demand brought about the innovation of water coolers which could easily provide colder water, consequently eradicating the bacteria responsible for pollution as well as disease. However, initial drinking... Read more