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Word: potable

Definition: suitable for drinking; drinkable


Sentences Containing 'potable'

Drinking water was delivered to homes affected by dry wells by PCS, and non-potable water by the province of New Brunswick.
Each campsite contains a fire ring, picnic table, and food locker, and is near a bathroom with potable water and flushing toilets.
For much of the colonial period, it was the main source of potable water via a fountain that had been installed in the center in the mid-16th century.
From the mountains that surround this plain flow a number of streams such as the San José and the San Antonio, which are commonly called the Rio Grande and the Rio Chico. The municipality lacks fresh water springs, with most potable water coming from deep wells.
Gold was considered particularly potent, as it was a non-tarnishing precious metal; the idea of potable or drinkable gold is found in China by the end of the third century BC.
In recent years a desalination plant has provided running, yet non-potable, water to most houses.
It is used as a cleaning agent for potable water reverse osmosis membranes in desalination systems.
Potable Water Supply After source testing, water is collected and piped through high density polyethylene pipes to a storage reservoir, and then onwards into the village where each home or cluster of homes is provided with a tap-stand providing 45-70 liters of water per capita per day.
Processes rendering water potable but not necessarily closer to being pure H2O / hydroxide + hydronium ions include use of dilute sodium hypochlorite, mixed-oxidants (electro-catalyzed H2O + NaCl), and iodine; See discussion regarding potable water treatments under "Health effects" below.
Purified water in colloquial English can also refer to water which has been treated ("rendered potable") to neutralize, but not necessarily remove contaminants considered harmful to humans or animals.
Purified water lacks minerals and ions such as calcium that play key roles in biological functions such as in nervous system homeostasis, and are normally found in potable water.
Solar distillation can be used to make saline or brackish water potable.
There is only one known potable (drinkable) water source, a brackish spring, exposed briefly at low tide.
WASEP ensures that water is potable at all points in the supply chain.
WASEP was launched in 1997 and has to date provided potable water and installed over 9200 latrines in 225 villages, benefiting over 165,000 people in the Northern Areas of Pakistan and the province of Sindh.
Water Quality Management A key objective of WASEP is to provide potable water to meet World Health Organization standards.

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