Water fountains

Drinking water fountain

Drinking water fountains

Drinking water fountains serve fresh, potable water around the city. These fountains are installed and maintained by the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Park Board.

Vancouver tests the city's drinking water frequently to ensure and maintain a high quality level.

Temporary drinking water fountains

During heat waves, the City connects additional drinking fountains to our fresh water supply. These temporary drinking fountains are placed in specific locations that benefit the elderly, very young, and homeless.

Temporary fountains are located at:

  • Ontario Street and East 1st Avenue intersection 
  • Granville Street and West 70th Avenue intersection
  • East Hastings Street and Heatley Street intersection
  • Robson Street and Bidwell Street intersection
  • Richards Street and Dunsmuir Street intersection
  • Commercial Street and Venables Street intersection

Find a drinking water fountain in Vancouver

The map below shows where you can find permanent drinking fountains around the City. Select a map marker for directions to that fountain.

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Decorative water fountains in Vancouver

The Emery Barnes Park fountain at Davie St and Richards StThe 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.

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