If you’re in the process of looking for water dispensers, you’ll probably have come across the term ‘WRAS’. Some watercoolers, drinking fountains and bottle fillers will be marked as ‘WRAS approved’. Others will have descriptions that contain phrases such as, ‘with WRAS approved bubblers’. Some won’t mention WRAS at all. For the consumer, this can be problematic.
With so much jargon related to public drinking equipment, it’s easy to overlook what might seem like just another acronym. But WRAS approval is essential for a whole range of reasons. On this page, you can find out everything that you need to know.