Drinking water fountains serve fresh, potable water around the city. These fountains are installed and maintained by the City and Park Board.
We test the city's drinking water frequently to ensure and maintain a high quality level.
Temporary stations and fountains
During the summer months, we connect additional drinking fountains to our fresh water supply. These temporary drinking fountains are placed in specific locations that benefit the elderly, very young, and people experiencing homeless.
In addition to the 232 permanent fountains and six bottle-fillers located across the city, temporary handwashing stations and drinking fountains will be installed at these sites.
Find a drinking water fountain in Vancouver
The map below shows where you can find over 200 permanent drinking water fountains and six bottle fillers around the city. Select a map marker for directions to that fountain.
During the summer months, we connect additional drinking fountains to our fresh water supply. These temporary fountains are placed in specific locations that benefit the elderly, very young, and people experiencing homelessness.
Temporary fountains are removed in the winter due to the impact of freezing temperatures on equipment.
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Decorative water fountains in Vancouver
The City and Vancouver Park Board also install and maintain decorative fountains in the City. To request maintenance on a fountain on private property, contact the property owner or the building manager.