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How You Can Help Eliminate Lead in School Drinking Water

water fountain

Across the USA, there are only 8,000 schools and childcare centers that are regulated under the Safe Water Drinking Act (SWDA).

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ADA Compliant school stainless steel sinks

AFA compliant bathrooms

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life.

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Remove Stagnant Water: How Do You Improve Water Quality Before Re-Opening Your Building?

re-opening buildings

As businesses take their first cautious steps back to some sense of normalcy following the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, facility managers will be responsible for re-opening buildings that may have been unoccupied for months.

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6 Tips for keeping school restrooms clean

School restroom

When a school restroom is well-maintained, students can use the facilities without worry. 

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63 Million Americans exposed to unsafe drinking water

potable water in US

Even though the United States is one of the safest places to get clean public drinking water, there are some risks associated with where and how we get our water.

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How sanitary is drinking from a water fountain?


Are public water fountains safe? This question continues to pop up as public facilities, like schools, consider replacing aging appliances with new and improved bubblers and drinking fountains.

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School restrooms are a public health problem

Kids Washing Hands

The cleanliness level of a school restroom has been shown to impact the students’ perspectives on the school as a whole — and their decision on whether or not to use the bathroom facilities provided.

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5 Amazing and Inspiring Makeover Ideas for School Bathrooms

When we think about the essential components of a school, our minds tend to gravitate toward classrooms, cafeterias, and gymnasiums. 

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K-12 Districts are Battling Legionella Bacteria

A school district in Virginia is showing us that small leaks or a broken toilet are not the most severe issues that school facility managers are facing.

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Choosing the Best Cartridge for Your Faucet

Chicago Faucets commercial faucets

A cartridge is the heart of any faucet and the single-most important component in terms of a faucet’s overall performance

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