Fountain in Čupićeva Street

The water is safe for drinking

The fountain in Čupićeva Street is located near the current railway crossing by the silos and “Žitopromet,” in front of the former old tannery, the furniture factory “Jedinstvo,” and later the premises of the trading company “Zaječar-promet.”

Svetolik Mišković, an industrialist, erected the fountain for the needs of his tannery in 1927. In 1937, the fountain acquired its present appearance, and it was last renovated in 1984.

The fountain has changed its location several times. In addition to this fountain, there is another one in the factory yard, using water from the same well.

Exact location of this water fountain: N 43° 54' 09.99'' , E 22° 15' 50.58''

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Water fountain location

The fountain in Čupićeva Street is located near the current railway crossing by the silo and “Žitopromet,” in front of the former old tannery, the “Jedinstvo” Furniture Factory, and later the premises of the trading company “Zaječar-promet.”

Water characteristics

  • Flow2023– 0,1 l/s
  • Temperature – 16,7 °C
  • Groundwater level – free flowing, piezometric pressure has not been measured

The water is of the bicarbonate-sodium type. Over several decades of continuous bacteriological and chemical testing of water quality conducted by the Institute of Public Health “Timok” Zaječar, deviations in measured parameters have never been recorded, except for occasionally slightly increased pH values (up to 8.9). The water is safe for drinking.

 

Well details

There are no technical data, the diameter of the pipe and the exact location of the well are unknown. According to the data of PhD Miodrag Velojić, the well’s depth is 134 meters.