OTTAWA, Sept. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Water fountains are disappearing on
university and college campuses across Canada according to a new Polaris
The report, "Campus Water Fountains: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly,"
uncovers a series of trends related to public drinking water access at
Canadian universities and colleges:
- The Good - assesses the kind of reinvestment in public tap water
infrastructure currently happening on campuses.
- The Bad - four Canadian Universities were found to have either no
fountains in new buildings or very limited access.
- The Ugly - buildings codes across Canada allow universities to
design and construct institutions without water fountains.
The full report is available online at
For further information:
For further information: Richard Girard, Polaris Institute - (613)
237-1717 (105); Joe Cressy, Polaris Institute - (613) 668-5542 (cell)