Drinking or potable water is water that is of sufficiently high quality to be consumed or used without risk of immediate or long term harm. This category is for informational sites about drinking water, its purification and treatment.
Non-profit organization dedicated to the efficient and sustainable use of water. Serves as a North American advocate for water efficient products and programs, and provides information and assistance on water conservation efforts.
International nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply. Represents treatment plant operators and managers, scientists, environmentalists, manufacturers, academicians, regulators, and others.
Includes publications and position papers on a variety of technical and U.S. regulatory topics related to drinking water supply and its protection.
Resources and information on drinking water related regulations and legislation.
USGS applied environmental engineering research project which focuses on monitoring of pathogens in US water supplies. Site tells how environmental microbiology is done, and describes facilities, capabilities, collaborators. Some online articles.
A consortium of investor-owned water utilities providing water utility services to customers throughout California. Site has information on drinking water standards, water treatment, and related topics.
Comprehensive collection of information about the safety and quality of drinking water.
Provides a guide to water treatment methods including activated carbon filtration, reverse osmosis, distillation, disinfection and bottled water.
Provides information on residential water treatment and commercial water treatment. Include videos on drinking water quality and information on drinking water service providers.
A technical summary about the sources of drinking water for King County, precipitation, water use, private and public systems and the number and size of water systems.
A Christian, non-profit organization helping rural poor (around the world) obtain safe drinking water. Lifewater Canada trains people to drill safe drinking water wells and build water pumps (handpumps). On-line resources include a 100-page water well drilling and hand pumps tutorial.
Describes the health benefits of magnesium.
Offers water quality reports, list of board of directors, and information about the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Resources on drinking water, from levels of Arsenic in drinking water to the quality of bottled water.
Over 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water worldwide. Learn more about this problem and explore possible solutions in this virtual exhibition.
Information on obtaining clean water through filtration, purification, chemical treatment and boiling. Advice on preparing for emergency water needs at home, finding water in the wild and reducing water pollution.
Water Quality Association (WQA) is the international trade association representing the household, commercial, and industrial water quality improvement industry.
Information on common drinking water quality concerns.
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