The proposal for a pilot network from public drinking water sources on the English Way to Santiago is to offer pilgrims [1] a safe micro-supply point, so that they can fill a half-liter canteen with a certain frequency, approximately every 6 km.

In this way, a shipping point model has been defined with a uniform and recognizable design for the entire journey, with two possibilities regarding the origin of the water. [2]

  • Case A: (24) fountains connected to a controlled supply network.
  • Case B: (4) natural fountains with treatment for purification.



Taps: 17 cm wall spout with satin stainless steel protector and timed push button

Front / rear facing and roof: bushhammered brown wild granite

Side panels: country pine with oak lasur finish

Inner structure: stainless steel

Sump: cast iron grate

Flow: 6 liters / minute


  • Case A: two cartridge filters (10 µm / activated carbon)
  • Case B: three cartridge filters (100 µm / 10 µm / activated carbon) and UV-C reactor

External measurements 50 x 50 x 100 cm


  • Case A: Sigfox connectivity ultrasonic counter
  • Case B: GSM / datalogger / Sigfox connectivity ultrasonic counter

[1] Although it may seem obvious, it is worth clarifying that, although the pilot network has been designed mainly to cover the water needs of the users of the English Way to Santiago, it is also suitable and accessible to satisfy local populations.

[2] According to the classification contained in Royal Decree 140/2003, of February 7, which classifies the sanitary criteria of the quality of water for human consumption.

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