Reconnecting your community to the true value of water.

Did you know that there is a landfill in the Pacific Ocean the size of Texas?  Or that there is an estimated $1 Trillion needed to improve our aging water infrastructure?  Have you ever considered what your money supports when you purchase bottled water?  Our guess is that these issues aren’t on your community’s radar.  But why should they be?  Americans have been blessed with the privilege of clean, accessible, and affordable water, so it’s easy to see why so many of us have lost sight of its importance.

The reality is that this precious resource is being polluted, depleted, and underfunded.  If we truly expect a future with clean water for consumption and sanitation, we must change our behavior immediately.

So what path will you choose?  Will you look back years from now regretting your passive approach to this issue?  Or will you join us in reconnecting your community to the true value of water?

Our Story

 Matt Thomas

Matt Thomas

Founder & President of BeCause Water Benefit Corp

In my quest to find a fulfilling career path, I was fortunate enough to have been connected to the power of water.  I discovered the fact that 1 in 9 people in the world lack access to clean water and wanted to be part of the solution.  My original idea was to start a bottled water company that would send a portion of proceeds to developing countries with inadequate access to clean drinking water.  However, I quickly became aware that the bottled water industry was contributing to environmental degradation of our planet and wasting precious resources.  In fact, I found that their product is generally less regulated than tap water.  This discovery led me to realize that there is a significant void in knowledge and appreciation for our municipal water system.  My mission was and still is to develop a community-based enterprise that helps cities, schools, and corporations reconnect to the true value of water.

Our team specializes in drinking water access projects in schools, parks, offices, and health & wellness facilities.  Our services address your top needs.


Campaign Design

Assessment of your community’s water awareness, accessibility, and engagement levels to design an execution plan that aligns with your mission.

Student Engagement

Use the power of community-based initiative to accelerate the demand for water sustainability solutions.

Product Implementation

Sales, Fulfillment, and optional installation services to streamline your project and save you time.

Analysis & Reporting

Use our “Sustainability Impact Widget” to show your website visitors the real-time impact of your initiative.

Marketing & PR

Give your campaign the media coverage it deserves.


Crowdfunding, grant proposals, and third-party sponsorship to fund your campaign.

As Seen In

Sensible, sustainable, and healthy ways to drink more water.

because water partners with leading drinking fountain manufacturers to provide you with advisory services, fulfillment, and installation.  In our journey in becoming a trusted resource, we realize we can ONLY put our name behind products with integrity.

Elkay Water Bottle Filling Station

Indoor Bottle Filling Stations

  • Hands Free, Automatic Bottle Fill
  • Green Ticker Counts Bottles Saved from Waste
  • Filtered Option
Outdoor Drinking Fountain

Outdoor Bottle Filling Stations

  • Vandal Resistant
  • Freeze Resistant Option
  • Color Options
Elkay Retrofit


  • Retrofit existing unit.
  • Cost-efficient.
  • Common in pilot projects.

Contact our experts to find the solution best for you.

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Specialty Glass Bottles

Honestly, is there anything better than drinking from glass?  These aesthetically appealing bottles hold both HOT & COLD liquids making the container ideal for maintaining the temperature of cold water, coffee, tea, and juice.  Glass is commonly regarded as the most eco-friendly option and holds the taste of liquid better than any other material.  BeCause Water supplies and brands specialty glass bottles at a minimum order quantity of 250 bottles.

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Stainless Steel Bottle

Stainless Steel Bottles

An ideal option for hydration on the go, stainless steel bottles provide a durable and eco-friendly option.  Bring them to school, work, camping, exercising and everywhere else between.  BeCause Water supplies and brands specialty BPA-Free stainless steel bottles at a minimum order quantity of 100 bottles.

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Looking for an alternative to bottled water at your event?  WaterWheels is a mobile drinking fountain that disperses tap water through four bubbler fountains and two gooseneck spouts.  Oh yah, did we mention that WaterWheels is a trike?   We currently serve events in the Metro Boston area.  Contact us if you’re looking for an eco-friendly alternative to bottled water that will be sure to catch the attention of your attendees.

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Drop In

We are absolutely thrilled for the anticipated release of our mobile app that will forever change the way you drink water on the go.  The next time you’re thirsty and on the go, there’s NO NEED to purchase bottled water.  Simply “Drop In” to one of our partnering local businesses for a cold cup of h2o by refilling your reusable bottle or using the cups available at the “Drop” access partner.  We’re currently beta-testing both iOS and Android versions of our app.  Contact us to be one of the first to join our community of Early Adopters.

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Let’s make your community smarter, healthier, and more economically resilient.


Why work with us?  

As Benefit Corporation, it is our duty to create social and environmental impact.  Hiring us over the status quo contractor ensures your initiative will be recognized by your community long after the initial implementation.





Sustainability Professionals

Why work with us?  

If making your community healthier and greener through water access sounds like it could align with your mission, then we may be able to help.



Why partner with us? 

because water originally started from the perspective of a student.  For that reason, the heart of our solutions serve the student activist.  We realize how funding and time are likely scarce resources.  Our staff consists of former and current student organization presidents, professors, and student government representatives whose job is to ensure your campaign creates a tidal wave of change.

BeCause Water has been a great resource for Sustainable Westford.  We’ve worked with them for a few years on a water project in my town of Westford and can say that they have helped make our project a success.  Supporting us and our project from giving advise and information, PR and marketing materials, to assessing our specific situation and needs, to ordering and supplying equipment, BeCause Water has guided us from the beginning of our project and has helped ensure our success.

Gloria Tu Gilbert

Founding Director, Sustainable Westford

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