Potable water


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Potable water

The water suitable for drinking and supplied from wells or municipal water systems.

potable water

Water which is fit to drink and satisfies the standards of the appropriate health authorities.
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The other frequent source, the hot-water system, uses municipal or other potable water as a source, and is always subject to waterborne bacteria introduced from outside the facility.
Although the recycled water is not potable, its use will effectively increase the drinking water supply because potable water will no longer be used for irrigation.
The standard will establish mandatory compliance for all generators of muds or biosolids from potable water and wastewater treatment plants.
However, the addition of chlorine dioxide in precise metered quantities to the maximum allowed levels offers the optimum disinfection capability achievable within the definition of potable water.
Attach this EcoNomad unit to any house and you're totally unplugged from any grid and nothing else is required except fuel for the engine and getting potable water somehow - that can be rain water, lake water, trucked water.
The GTEC TWPS units purify, store and dispense potable water from any source and are capable of producing up to 1,500 gallons per hour from lakes and rivers and up to 1,200 gallons per hour from seawater.
Checking the WASA Water Dispenser, he said the government, under the dynamic leadership of Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif, had set a target to provide potable water to most of the population in Punjab and WASA Water project was also a part of this programme.
Addressing a meeting held Friday (30) at the District Secretariat in Batticaloa to discuss the present situation and existing difficulties in the sectors of water supply and drainage throughout the Batticaloa District, Minister Hakeem said he has instructed the Water Board to take measures considering the needs of the district's people, especially the farmers' to supply potable water.
Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said potable water was a right of every citizen.
36% of units surveyed did not have all potable water hose temporary connections equipped with a vacuum breaker (back flow preventer NSN: 4820-00-164-3377).
ANKARA, Jul 29, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey's forestry and water works minister said on Friday that Turkey had provided 350,000 Africans with potable water.
An Army-Navy water purification unit arrived at the Makah Indian reservation yesterday which will supply 100,000 gallons of potable water per day to the tribe.