There shall be provided in all places of employment an adequate supply of
clean, cool, wholesome and safe drinking water which is readily accessible to
all employees. All water furnished for drinking purposes shall be from the
City water supply.
The common drinking cup is prohibited. When individual disposable
drinking cups are supplied, there shall be provided a suitable container for the
unused cups and also a receptacle for disposing of the used cups.
All drinking fountains shall be of an approved sanitary type. The water
supply shall be provided with an adjustable valve fitted with a loose key or an
automatic self‑closing valve permitting regulation of the rate of flow of
water. The water issuing from the orifice shall be of sufficient volume
and height so that persons using the fountain need not come in direct contact
with the orifice guard.
Combination faucets and drinking fountain appliances shall not be used.
Drinking fountains shall not be installed on wash basins. Drinking
fountains shall not be installed in toilet rooms. Expectorating upon the
walls, floors, workplaces, stairs or other parts of any establishment is
prohibited. Cuspidors, if used, shall be of such construction that they
can be kept clean and disinfected, and they shall be cleaned often enough, and
at least daily, to prevent them from becoming in any way a menace to