29 Apr '11, 4pm

Crowd-sourced Drinking Fountain App Helps You Ditch Bottled Water

Crowd-sourced Drinking Fountain App Helps You Ditch Bottled Water

"Where have all our drinking water fountains gone?" Gleick writes in an article in SF Gate . "They have been disappearing, one by one, from our public spaces, parks, offices. And yet, it has become easier and easier to find expensive and environmentally damaging commercial bottled water. Safe, free drinking water used to be common: we all used public water fountains. Now they are hard to find, dirty, or broken." To work on fixing this issue, Pacific Institute, which Gleick heads up, and Google are working on WeTap -- and they need your input. The WeTap app will allow smart phone users to add the location, condition, and quality to a national database of fountains. The uploaded data, and a photo, will be accessible to WeTap users who are looking for a drinking fountain in that area. Instead of looking for a convenience store for a bottle of water, you can look for some free...

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