water dispensers

Buy or lease your water dispenser of choice and donate 21 Eurocents for every 700ml bottle served: ensuring 1,000 times as much clean water made available in developing countries. Our communication materials help share the impact story to your guests and co-workers. Enjoy the best water for the world: chilled or hot, still or sparkling.

choose your water dispenser

we offer water dispensers for any setting, ranging from small offices to large hospitality locations. Starting at 15 and up to 280 litres per hour. Chilled and hot, still and sparkling, natural or mineralized.

tabletop

A tabletop water dispenser can be placed on any surface. The dispenser is to be connected to the water main and standard power outlet. A filter and CO2 cardridge can be placed anywhere near.

Our tabletop water dispensers look good and add to the storytelling. Also, less space is required underneath the counter.

built-in

A built-in or under-counter water dispenser is placed underneath a surface, on which a new or existing tap tower is used to dispense water.

A wide variety of tap towers is available, also less space is needed on the counter when compared to tabletop water dispensers.

freestanding

Most water dispensers can be fitted with a cabinet, enabling the dispenser to be placed anywhere. Also, filter and CO2 cardridge can be placed inside the cabinet.

Any location near a connection to a water main and power outlet will do, there’s no space required in or on existing cabinets or counters.

Requirements

Ask us to take care of the water dispenser installation, free of charge in hotels and restaurants. Check out this video to see how it works.

Requirements include a water main and power outlet at short range, and enough space for fitting the equipment and including additional space for ventilation. Check our placement conditions including dispenser dimensions.

In some cases, water- or powerlines need to pass through existing structures: a check by the property owner may be needed.

FILTERS

To ensure serving the best water for your guests, your business and the planet, we fit an active carbon filter. Active carbon is a natural product that binds particles up to 0,2 micron in size. A perfect tasting water is guaranteed.

Additionally, the filter prevents calcium deposits, both inside the dispenser as well as in glassware. Healthy (calcium) minerals remain in the water, but deposit is prevented. Filters are changed every 12 months or 10,000 litres as standard.

Already have a dispenser or water tap available?

Do you already have a water dispenser? Then there’s no need to switch: join Made Blue using existing equipment and donate for every litre served… in Made Blue glassware if you like.

Do you have a tap tower to spare? In most cases we’re able to fit a built-in water dispenser, saving additional space and costs.

communications

We’re happy to help you share on the joint impact we make, for example using our communication materials and events.

Communication materials

Being an ambassador of Made Blue, choose the communication materials you want: mini booklets, posters, bottle tags and more.

We’ll also provide an introduction to Made Blue Water for your colleagues, a troubleshooting guide and suggestions for glassware use.

We’re happy to help you share stories on social media and can also assist with text and media input for your menu or other materials.

glassware

Next to our communication materials, check out our remarkable water bottles and carafes: an impactful message on beautiful glassware.

Check out our dedicated page on made blue glassware to find out more about possibilities and creating your own design.

Why join?

We say Made Blue Water is the best water for your guests, your business and the world. And we’re very serious about that as a made blue water brings many advantages:

Easy to use

No more hassle with empty bottle recycling and stuffed fridges.

Healthy margins

In most cases (way) cheaper compared to well-known bottled water brands.

Green

Serving locally tapped water saves transport, carbon emissions and (plastic) waste.

Huge impact

Made Blue Water is hands down the most impactful water around.

‘t Zusje

Restaurant chain ‘t Zusje decided to join made blue with all of its locations. Each restaurant now serves filtered, chilled, still or sparkling tap water in made blue glassware, ensuring 1,000 times as much clean water being made available in developing countries for every bottle of water served. By now, each restaurant provides access to clean water for one family for the next ten years… day after day!

We now carry our own water brand with a unique and impactful story, which guests are happy to pay a fair price for.

BEACHCLUB BIRDS

Bas van den Brink of Beachclub Birds shares about how Justine and he always dreamt of a beachclub and how their first season took off. Together with made blue, they realized a stunning 5 million litres of clean water right away: enough for about 137 families getting access to clean water and hygiene.

What does it cost?

Because made blue is not-for-profit, a water dispenser can be leased at low price. The same goes for buying equipment straight away and always including:

Annual maintenance Service and parts All fittings for water and CO2` Communication materials

HoReCa as of 60 Euro

Lease a water dispenser as of EUR60 per month and serve the best water for your guests, your business and the planet: filtered, chilled and still or sparkling. We’ll install the equipment free of charge and connect all peripherals.

Donate 21 Eurocents per 700ml bottle of water served (30ct/litre) and based on a monthly average. Together we ensure that each and every bottle delivers 1,000 times as much clean water in developing countries, time and again. Serving about 100 bottles per month? Then a €21 donation is all it takes.

Water dispenser lease is paused automatically in case the government imposes temporary closing or lock-down.

offices as of 37,50 euro

A water dispenser for enjoying filtered chilled still water at work is available at a EUR37,50 monthly lease. Prefer to add sparkling- and hot water features or buy instead of lease? We’re happy to help.

Water dispensers are easy to install, if you want we’ll do it for you.

Donate 1,000,000 litres of clean water per water dispenser in use: that is a fact with a monthly donation of €5 over 60 months… but perhaps we can make even more impact together.

Looking for advice for your location, multiple dispensers, tailor-made glassware, to-go solutions or more information on how we operate in developing countries? Reach out to us.

Charge money for tap water?

Are guests willing to pay for tap water? We’ve conducted an independent research showing guests are willing to pay up to 75% more for water with a distinctive story.

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Frequently asked questions

How is clean water made available?
We scale locally owned clean water projects with a proven track record. Continuous monitoring and evaluation, before-during-after, ensures impact is delivered and real. The local community remains in charge at all times. Learn more about our way of working…
How does 30 eurocents result in 1,000 litres of water?
We’re very transparent about that: 20 cents is invested in scaling clean water projects right away. The remaining 10 cents are used to generate even more impact: through innovations, raising awareness and expanding our reach. Learn more about how we spend donations…
How much do I donate?
For water dispensers at work, we kindly ask to donate at least 1,000,000 litres of water: either per year or per contract period. In HoReCa we make a joint estimate on the average monthly volume of water served: a 21 eurocent donation per 700ml bottle covers 1,000 times as much water being delivered elsewhere. Serving about 100 bottles per month? Then a monthly €21 donation will do. Of course this can be adjusted up or down at any point in time.
Why is made blue not-for-profit?
As a charity, we don’t need to make money on equipment sold or leased. To us, water dispensers and glassware are a means to collect donations for clean water. This results in a win-win as this facilitates low costs and good margins for participating locations.
Why is there a 36-month contract period when I want to buy a water dispenser instead of lease?
We ask for a 36-month commitment on donations to ensure being able to make enough impact on behalf of all of our donors. Equipment to us is a means for gathering donations, the sale of a dispenser itself does not add to our mission.
Can I also donate using third-party equipment?
Of course you can! You’ll receive a communication package and glassware if you want and will join as a made blue ambassador.