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Hydration Stations


Thirstmobile

Thistmobile

 

The Thirstmobile is a mobile drinking water distribution system that operates at events during the summer months. Take a drink from one of the Thirstmobile's fountains or use one of the taps to refill your water bottle. The Thirstmobile has eight taps for refilling reusable water bottles or cups, eight fountains for drinking and two wheel-chair accessible fountains

The Thistmobile can be rented from the City of London at no cost this season if all of the conditions below are met.

Conditions for use of the Thirstmobile

  • Occurs between the months of May (weather dependent) through August. For the month of September, due to staffing, the City will consider applications on a case-by-case basis
  • Non-profit event
  • Event will have a minimum attendance of 500 people
  • Event will be longer than 4 hours (not including set up and take down of the event)
  • A minimum 1.2 square meter area (12 sq. ft.) will be provided beside the Thirstmobile for City staff to promote water conservation
  • Bottled water will not be sold or distributed by event organizers, attendees or vendors
  • Will actively promote the tap water service (The City of London’s Thirstmobile) to event attendees through all promotional material, including but not limited to website, print material, social media outlets and invitations
  • Water provided through the Thirstmobile will only be for drinking purposes
  • Vendors/food providers will be responsible for providing their own water
  • Thirstmobile will be in a predominant location, and will be within 3 meters (10 feet) of a City water tap outlet
  • Application must be submitted within 6 weeks of the event

Application for Thirstmobile

 

Thirstation

Thirstations hooked up in series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Thirstation is a portable water station that can be used at community events during the summer months. Each unit comes equipped with a wheel-chair accessible water fountain and bottle filling area. They can be connected together in series and are a great option for events when the Thirstmobile has already been booked for smaller events that have limited space.

The Thirstation can be rented from the City of London at no cost if all conditions are met.

Conditions for use of the Thirstation

  • Occurs between the months of May (weather dependent) through August. For the months of April and September, due to staffing, the City will consider applications on a case-by-case basis
  • Non-profit event
  • Event will be longer than 4 hours (not including set up and take down of event)
  • Bottled water will not be sold or distributed by event organizers, attendees or vendors
  • Will actively promote the tap water service (The City of London's Thirstation) to event attendees through all promotional material, not including but not limited to website, print material, social media outlets and invitations
  • Water provided through the Thirstation will only be for drinking purposes
  • Vendors/food providers will be responsible for providing their own water
  • Thirstation will be in a predominant location, and will be within 1.5 meters (6 feet) of a City water tap outlet. If Thirstation set-up is greater than 1.5 meters from the tap the event organizer will be responsible for providing a food grade hose extension
  • Application and Certificate of Insurance - Standard must be submitted within 6 weeks of the event

Application for Thirstation

 

Disclaimers

The City of London maintains the Thirstmobile and Thirstation following its operational guidelines and public health requirements. Therefore, the City reserves the right to cancel a booking if the City deems the Thirstmobile or Thirstmobile is not safe to operate. If such a situation occurs, the City will notify the event organizer.

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