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The European Commission reviews legislation to improve water quality standardsWater coolers. News 11/12/2017
With the objective of reducing use of plastic bottles, as well as improving the wellbeing of citizens and increasing savings, the European Commission has announced a legislative review to improve tap water quality standards.
To do so, the Commission will launch information campaigns on water quality and also intends to improve access to drinking water in public spaces, whether through drinking water fountains or water coolers.
In terms of safety, the proposal advocates updating the list of criteria including new bacteria and waste, following the recommendations of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
In order to protect consumers, the Commission intends to strengthen its position with drinking water fountains offering more and better information so that users have the necessary tools for choosing between bottled water and tap water.
Canaletas is a family company founded in 1965 which focuses its activity on designing and manufacturing different kinds of drinking water fountains and water coolers, and also commercializing water filters. It has more than 50 different models adapted to the requirements of the customer, as drinking fountains for companies, factories, home, schools ... etc. Placed in Barcelona, the company has delegation in Madrid and an extensive network of distributors covering the entire country. Canaletas is also present in Europe, North Africa and Middle East countries.
Nowadays, Canaletas is the most experienced manufacturer of water coolers and drinking fountains in Europe and is characterized by its innovative spirit, which is represented by numerous patents registered during its 50 years of history. The company, now run by the second generation, is known for the quality of its products that stand the test of time and have a longer "life cycle" than most of the other water coolers and drinking water fountains on the market.