Fountain dispensing tap water in France
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Paris drinking fountain has fizz on tap

21 September 2010 Last updated at 23:11 BST

A new drinking fountain dispensing still and fizzy water has opened in a park in Paris in an effort to persuade people to drink less bottled water and reduce waste.

Last year on average the French each drank around 130 litres of water from plastic bottles.

The BBC's Jonathan Twigg reports.