It would be complicated and expensive to install more. Instead of letting people at city hall rely on bottled water, public works staffers have installed two water dispensers filled with city tap spring water water on the second floor. "We always want to get people off bottled water and onto tap water," Mr. Bohannonsaid. The water machines also have heaters and can dispense hot water for tea or noodles, he said. Upfront, the new machines are cheaper than drinking fountains, Mr. Bohannonsaid. They cost about $99 each, compared to about $450 for a fixed fountain. "They were surprised at how i

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