Guess What Else the French Are Getting for Free?

April Peveteaux
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french water fountain sparkling waterI've always fantasized about living in Paris. Enjoying the lifestyle, the wine and cheese, the socialized medicine ...

And now this.

Since the French enjoy their water avec gaz, the normal water fountains just don't cut it. Additionally, the average French citizen goes through 40 gallons of bottled water a year, so replacing that sparkling water with tap to conserve plastic hasn't really been working. Enter the water fountain with chilled, sparkling water.  

If you and the kids are in eastern Paris at the Jardin de Reuilly, saddle up to Eau de Paris' latest fountain that chills, then injects gas into the water, creating a sparkling option for you to enjoy mid-frolic.

Seriously, could living in France get any better for the average foodie? Why, yes. Yes it could, if the following things were also served in fountain-form at the park.

Red Wine

Do you know how many glass bottles the average Frenchie goes through a year? It's high time this was taken care of in the name of, um, conservation.

Croissants

Okay, this would look more like a vending machine, but free num-nums!

Watercolors

Because who doesn't get the urge to paint when plopped into the middle of a Jardin?

Cheese

What, you're going to drink that wine and eat that croissant sans fromage? That's so savage.

And once these things are in place, I will be taking my leave of the U.S.A.

What would you like to see in a fountain?

 

Image via Miss Turner/Flickr

 

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