Potable Water

Water that is fit to drink.

  • Note: 1 to entry: In most developed countries, water supplied to commerce and industry is fit to drink even though a small amount is actually consumed or used in food preparation.

Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards

Potable Water

A water supply that is acceptably pure for human consumption. Note: On an offshore rig, it is usually produced by watermakers and used as supply water for mixing control fluid for a subsea control system.

Source: API SPEC 16D, Specification for Control Systems for Drilling Well Control Equipment and Control Systems for Diverter Equipment, Upstream Segment, Second Edition, July 2004. Global Standards

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