“Remember the days when you could just bring a bottle of water from home to the plane? The days before airport security, which allows you to carry liquids only in containers of 3.4 ounces or less?

Until recently, your only options were a fountain, probably with low water pressure, or a $5 bottle of water from the cafe near your gate.

But now, a growing number of airports have begun to install bottle-filling stations for thirsty travelers near bathrooms and water fountains. The easy-to-use stations are part of an effort to find more sustainable ways to manage crowds (and the empty bottles they leave behind) and to improve airport amenities. Best of all, the water is free.”

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