What is another word for potable?

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[ pˈə͡ʊtəbə͡l], [ pˈə‍ʊtəbə‍l], [ p_ˈəʊ_t_ə_b_əl]

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What is potable water? Potable water is water that is safe to drink. It meets drinking water standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These standards are based on the guidelines set by the World Health Organization (WHO). To be potable, water must have a pH level of 7.2 or less and a total hardness of 250 milligrams per liter (mg/L). It must also have an intact biological filter and a chlorine residual of at least 50 mg/L.

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    • Adjective
      cleaner, drinking-water, open-end.
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