State law recommends making free potable water available at all times during the school day.
Colorado Revised Statutes 22-32-136. Children's nutrition - healthful alternatives - information - facilities - local wellness policy - competitive foods.
(3) On or before July 1, 2006, each school district board of education is encouraged to adopt policies ensuring that:
- (e) Every student has access to a school facility with a sufficient number of functioning water fountains in accordance with local building codes, or other means which provide him or her with sufficient water.
School Wellness Policy
"All School District buildings will provide that students and staff have access to free, safe and fresh drinking water throughout the school day."