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Selling Water At Festivals: Greedy Policy Or Economic Necessity?

Some month ago one of the leading festivals in the Netherlands, Welcome To The Future, announced that it will have a special ‘Gemeent Pils’ bar, where visitors can get tap water for free, including as many refills as they please. With this decision WTTF is breaking a trend which most commercial dance-festivals are sticking to: letting visitors pay for water. So why did it take so long before somebody decided to make a change to this common policy? And shouldn’t all festivals┬ámake free water available, or is that just wishful thinking when you take the ever-growing production size and costs ... Read more