Domestic Drinking Water Dispensers

During 1906, Luther Haws and Halsey Willard Taylor conceived the very first drinking water cooler, with the prime motivation being to supply much safer drinking water and minimize the threat of typhoid fever brought on by polluted water. Mr Haws' father had passed away as a result of of typhoid fever precipitated by contaminated h2o.

Very early drinking fountains supplied room temperature drinking water, but demand brought about the development of fountains which could easily deliver much cooler water, consequently killing the bacteria which caused toxins and illness. However, very early...