[Talk-GB] Drinking fountains, Ben Fogle, Find-A-Fountain, and Google Maps

Carles Pina i Estany carles at pina.cat
Tue Jul 25 22:39:44 UTC 2017


I don't use Twitter but this is relevant (disclaimer: friend of mine did
this with my help):


Slides with screenshots:

To install it:

It shows benches, toilets and drinking fountains. iPhone and Android
app. My friend did another one with the same content and only toilets...
(marketing reasons).


On Jul/22/2017, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> Yesterday, TV presenter Ben Fogle, who is (rightly) campaigning about
> the wasteful use of plastic bottles, asked on Twitter:
>    I think we should make a map of all public Drinking fountains
>    where we can refill bottles. Anyone willing to make a Water
>    fountain app?
>    https://twitter.com/Benfogle/status/888320163447222272
> I've replied pointing out that OSM has this data under open licence,
> but others have pointed to:
>    http://www.findafountain.org/
> which is adding pins to a Google-based map.
> I've reached out to them, too.
> -- 
> Andy Mabbett
> @pigsonthewing
> http://pigsonthewing.org.uk
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