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potable

[′pōd·ə·bəl]
(science and technology)
Suitable for drinking.
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The present study evaluated the water quality from the Riacho das Cachoeiras Dam taking into account potential natural contaminants presents in the environment and not included in conventional evaluation of water potability.
STANAG 2136: Minimum Standards of Water Potability During Field Operations and in Emergency Situations.
Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA, 2012) requirements for urban reuse water, including pH (pH meter, PG 1800 Gehaka), turbidity (Model DLT-WV, Del Lab), residual chlorine (DR 890, Hach) and alkalinity (water potability kit, Alfakit), and b) other parameters of interest, including chlorides and hardness (water potability kit, Alfakit).
Alternate considerations for assessing potability will also be discussed.
The Kingdom is also working to improvise and develop desalination method of water for potability to fulfil drinking water requirements.
Although ySKy refuted claims, saying no problem had been found in terms of the water's potability during tests conducted by the authority.
Drinking water must respect potability standards, which set limits on chemical substances that offer health risk, such as metals.
A feasibility study had to be conducted in the area regarding the potability of the water and it has been suggested that deep digging would be better.
This variation is due to the buffering effect of bicarbonate ions, indicating the good potability of the water.
Bacteriologic potability of the drinking water in a diarrhea hyperendemic area in Southwestern Saudi Arabia.
If there aren't any such records at camp (which should be in the binder and e-files mentioned previously), then buyers should make it a point to have a lab collect and analyze samples for potability.
The elements of the Winnipeg Aqueduct, following the direction of water flow, were as follows: a soft-water source at Shoal Lake that required no treatment for potability, colour, or hardness; a 2.