potable water


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

po·ta·ble wa·ter

a water fit for drinking, being free from contamination and not containing a sufficient quantity of saline material to be regarded as a mineral water.

po·ta·ble wa·ter

(pōtă-bĕl wawtĕr)
Water fit for drinking, being free from contamination and not containing a sufficient quantity of saline material to be regarded as a mineral water.

po·ta·ble wa·ter

(pōtă-bĕl wawtĕr)
Water fit for drinking, being free from contamination and not containing a sufficient quantity of saline material to be regarded as a mineral water.
References in periodicals archive ?
The DILG chief hopes that this program would provide potable water to Filipinos especially those in remote areas.
"This partially fulfills our international commitment to reduce the number of Filipinos with no access to potable water supply," said Roxas.
He said that the days were not far when people of Faisalabad would prefer to get potable water from WASA on cheaper rates instead of purchasing international branded water on high cost.
Best practice- Have all potable water equipment painted blue.
The south city areas like Hyderpora, Pir Bagh, Humhama, Chanapora and Rawalpora, where from relief operations on are dying for want of potable water. This is the plight of the city areas for the past around a week.
This means that any potable water connection that you can hook a garden hose up to must have a vacuum breaker installed.
Potable water equipment painted blue -70.6% had potable water hose ends, caps, wrenches or risers that were not painted dark blue.
Three tenders for conducting the required (a) rehabilitation/ replacement of potable water networks at Al Homran Village Markaz Abu Tisht, (b) extending of a 130 meters long sloping pipeline opposite Awlad Ali Station and another 25 meters branch thereof opposite Al Qabibiya Station in Markaz Farshout, also (c) rehabilitation/ replacement of Abu Amouri Al Batha potable water pipeline within Markaz Nagee Hamadi.
Recent discoveries from the many safety surveys conducted in the last three months indicate a downward trend regarding potable water and associated systems.