HSC Public Health Agency

This is a very good document to refer to when considering your water provision in schools. “Point of use (POU) devices (are) modern and appealing to users and they have been found to encourage reluctant drinkers. These facilities are usually the most practical water coolers as they have lower long-term running costs”

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‘Water Provision’ was a resource developed by the Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland in partnership with the Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. It seeks to support schools which are considering how to improve their pupils’ well-being through increased water consumption. Topics covered include;

  • Benefits of water provision
  • What is water provision?
  • Step by step plan
  • Water provision checklist
  • Integrating with other school food projects
  • Curriculum links
  • Sources of further information