Skip to content

Increasing the Availability and Consumption of Drinking Water in Middle Schools: A Pilot Study

This study suggests that provision of cold, filtered drinking water in 5-gallon dispensers in school cafeterias coupled with promotional and educational activities can increase water consumption among middle-school students.

Resource Information

Date

May 1, 2011

Author

Patel A, Bogart L, Elliot M, Lamb S, Uyeda K, Hawes-Dawson J, Klein D, and Schuster M

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, School

Age

Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)

Topic

Childhood Nutrition, Food Environment

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, International

Tags

, , , , , ,

connectedinsider

Congratulations [firstname],
you are now a Connected Insider!

Enjoy unlocked discounts,
exclusive offers, and open access
to the Nutrition Resource Library.

Welcome to the Nutrition Resource Library!
Access your search results by logging in.

Not a Connected Insider yet?
Become a member.

Learn More