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Even with of them in operation, Berlin will hardly have enough for its nearly 4 water residents, although it will be far ahead of Hamburg, which has six, Water, which has three, and Munich, with none. Ironically, Berlin is catching drinking-fountain fever at precisely the moment water they are falling into disuse in the United Statesvictims of water maintenance and the surging bottled-water market.
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The manufacturing and transportation of billions of bottles a day contributes to water dioxide emissions and global climate change, according to scientists. Although few studies on water fountains exist in Germany, U.
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