Water cooler London and the Battle of Waterloo

Water cooler London learns about Napoleon 150x150 Water cooler London and the Battle of WaterlooAs we love history, and of course all things water-related, we thought that we’d have a little look at the battle of Waterloo, and get all of our water cooler London customers thinking a little bit about water (sort of) and its influence in history. On June 18th 1815, forces of the French Empire, lead by the infamous Napoleon and his chum Michael Ney, came under attack from the Seventh Coalition, which included an army commanded by the Duke of Wellington. At the site of the battle (near Waterloo), Napolean’s defeat, and therefore the end of his rule over the French, occurred. It was his return to power the same year that the battle that sparked the Seventh Coalition’s forming and thus the planned overthrow of their Emperor. It was an easy fight though, and it lasted three days; on the 18th June, however, Napoleon delayed the battle until the ground had had time to fry out following rain the day and night before. Now we bet you didn’t already know that…
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Rob Laughton

Rob Laughton

Rob Laughton is an established part of the UK water industry and has business interests in drinking water products. He is actively involved in the self-regulatory associations which work to keep strict standards within the UK water industry.

His related water businesses are listed on www.drinkingwaters.co.uk and include The Water Delivery Company - Londons' largest independent bottled water cooler supplier.

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