67 resultaten gevonden voor 'potable water'

potable water

water that meets applicable drinking water standards and is safe for drinking, washing, and food preparation

non-potable water

water that is not of drinking water quality according to local jurisdiction

potable reuse

use of high quality reclaimed water (3.63) as a raw water (3.58) source for drinking water treatment and distribution systems (3.22)

indirect potable reuse

augmentation (3.4)

of a drinking water source (surface or groundwater) with reclaimed water (3.63) followed by an environmental buffer that precedes drinking water treatment

water availability

extent to which humans and ecosystems have sufficient water resources for their needs

water quality

physical (e.g. thermal), chemical and biological characteristics of water with respect to its suitability for an intended use by humans or ecosystems (3.2.3)

brackish water

water containing dissolved solids at a concentration less than that of seawater (3.10.17), but in amounts that exceed the normally acceptable standards for municipal, domestic and irrigation uses

surface water

water in overland flow and storage, such as rivers and lakes, excluding seawater (3.10.17)

background water

freshwater (3.30)

supplied for domestic, institutional, commercial and industrial use, from which wastewater (3.80) is generated