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Need a Drink of Water? Tap This App

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Running low on water but trying to avoid buying plastic water bottles? A UCLA-developed, LADWP-approved app called "WeTap" promises to help Angelenos find the nearest water fountain.

"By utilizing WeTap to locate the drinking fountain nearest them, customers can refill reusable bottles and avoid generating unnecessary waste from the use of disposable plastic bottles," LADWP said in a statement today.

But right now "WeTap" is only helpful if you have an Android phone. Also, the app's website doesn't have a map on it, so we couldn't really give it a test-run.

But if you have an Android and you get a chance to test it out, let us know how it works in the comments.