Potable Water


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

Potable Water

Water that a human is able to drink safely. Lack of potable water in some areas is a major impediment to economic development.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
It (AWAD) went bankrupt because there are only 153 consumers left while Agoo has a 65,000 population that need potable water," she said.
The availability of affordable potable water for everyone will not only provide safe drinking water but will serve as the catalyst to jump-start micro, small and medium businesses and generate income for the people.
Best practice--Have all potable water hoses properly labeled or stenciled to read "POTABLE WATER ONLY" every ten feet.
Eroglu said Turkey then extended potable water to 3,650 people in eight more settlements in Ethiopia.
The potable water can be consumed for drinking, cleaning, irrigation or other applications.
Their use for the rehabilitation of potable water distribution systems was a natural fit," said John Michaud, CEO, NoVOC.
* the idea that no-lead materials in potable water applications are not the only solution.
Designed for minimal extraction of ingredients in potable water applications, the compounds will not leach, making them particularly applicable for uses that involve drinking water, according to the company.
On-site black water system to supply the HVAC cooling tower and eliminate the use of potable water for the building's flush system.
"That means the container has an entire wastewater management system in it, a potable water system and power generation, and all that is remotely controlled.
Tillman Water Reclamation Plant in the Sepulveda basin and spread for percolation into potable water aquifers.
POTABLE water has become something of a luxury for many Karachiites these days.