This is not required for wheelchair accessible units with no more than a 27 clearance below the minimum required for knee clearance and the maximum recognized for cane detection.
Ada drinking fountain heights.
Spouts shall be no higher than 36 in 915 mm measured from the floor or ground surfaces to the spout outlet.
They should also have a minimum clear floor space of 30 by 48 for wheelchair accommodation.
The department of justice published revised regulations for titles ii and iii of the americans with disabilities act of 1990 ada in the federal register on september 15 2010.
Cantilevered units at standard heights for people who stand must be recessed or protected as protruding objects.
Spout height and knee clearance.
50 should be for wheelchair users adults and 50 should be for standing adults that can t bend down.
Knee and toe clearance complying with 306 shall be provided.
Spout height and knee.
Drinking fountains or water coolers required to be accessible by 4 1 shall comply with 4 15.
One thing to keep in mind when designing for children is that you still have to maintain the requirements for adults.
Water coolers and bottle fillers can be provided at or integrated with compliant drinking fountains.
602 2 clear floor space.
The 2010 ada requires that a minimum of two drinking fountains be provided when drinking fountains are part of the project.
Units shall have a clear floor or ground space complying with 305 positioned for a forward approach and centered on the unit.
Do drinking fountains pose hazards as protruding objects.
Model 1011ho2 hi lo ada wall mounted touchless satin stainless steel dual drinking fountain with back panel and 100 lead free waterways.
If a drinking fountain is provided a water cooler bottle filler or nearby sink cannot substitute for either the wheelchair accessible or the standing height drinking fountain in new construction additions or alterations.
These regulations adopted revised enforceable accessibility standards called the 2010 ada standards for accessible design 2010 standards or standards.
Manufacturers of drinking fountains all have accessible units available that will meet the requirements listed below.
4 15 drinking fountains and water coolers.
The americans with disabilities act ada requires wall mounted drinking fountain units to have a clear knee space of at least 27 high 30 wide and 17 to 19 deep.
Drinking fountains shall comply with 307 and 602.
Drinking fountains drinking fountains that comply with ada regulations must be no taller than 36 inches as measured from the floor to the water spout.