water fountains

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by hash tag, Jul 25, 2019.

  1. hash tag

    hash tag member

  2. S☼I

    S☼I bullshit bullshit my line

    Looks like a pregnancy test for a rhinoceros.
  3. Gaia

    Gaia Autistic. No Spoons. There's NEVER any spoons!

    Someone REALLY needs to explain the irony of replacing plastic bottles with a plastic water fountain to Sadiq Khan, it's evidently lost on him. How long before it's kicked over…?

    Now who's going to stick a 'Peckham Spring' label on it…?
  4. discobastard

    discobastard edited

    It appears they were made that way so that people can spot them. And they're made of steel.

    Water Fountains in London

    Admittedly a Peckham Springs label would be great :)
  5. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    I know it’s years ago but when I was a kid every park had a water fountain that you could drink from.
    hash tag and Bahnhof Strasse like this.
  6. spanglechick

    spanglechick High Empress of Dressing Up

    One of the pervasive issues that people have with water fountains is cleanliness and hygiene.

    I’m guessing the white surface tested well for either not needing much to stay clean looking, or looking plasticky enough that people associate it with newness.

    At any rate, it’s such an important step, I genuinely couldn’t give a shit what it looks like. I hope we get some at school.
  7. Argonia

    Argonia Happy go licky

    Looks good
  8. hash tag

    hash tag member

    I remember those, not sure they were fit to drink from though.
    Portland, Or has loads of "bubblers" :thumbs: We should also
  9. Artaxerxes

    Artaxerxes Well-Known Member

    It's amusing to me there are old Victorian water fountains all over London (few if any work) but the idea of having them is apparently revolutionary and new to some.
    Bahnhof Strasse likes this.

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