|Submitted||April 28, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:
• All available location materials regarding public water fountains or other public drinking installments
• All available policies, reports, findings, or testing scheduling regarding all available public water fountains or other public drinking installments
If further clarification is necessary, a phone call will happily be arranged
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.
Beryl C.D. Lipton
I am adding the Parks Department. They will respond to your request.
Press Office of Mayor Martin J. Walsh
This email is subject to MGL: Chpt.66, Sec.10 Public Records Law.
Attached please find a listing of the public drinking fountains in Boston
Parks. The pipes for drinking fountains in parks are made with cooper or
pvc pipping. The water is provided to the pipes through Boston Water and
*Director of External Affairs*
*Boston Parks and Recreation Department*
*1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor*
*Boston, MA 02118*
Thanks so much for this!