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  • adj.drinkable
  • nounbeverage

synonyms for potable

  • edible
  • palatable
  • safe to drink
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Access to water in the eastern Coachella Valley cannot be separated out from development and cannot be separated out from issues of growth and the right to clean and potable water.
POSTCARD FROM THERMAL: SURVIVING THE CLIMATE GAP IN EASTERN COACHELLA VALLEYBY ELIZABETH WEIL AND MAURICIO RODRÍGUEZ PONSAUGUST 17, 2021PROPUBLICA
Desalination is the process of removing mineral components from saltwater to produce potable water for drinking and farming needs.
40 MILLION AMERICANS DEPEND ON TWO RESERVOIRS THAT JUST HIT RECORD LOWSMONROE HAMMONDJULY 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Maybe you need to figure out the water levels of a river at certain times of year, or determine if there’s potable water along your route, or learn about what the weather is typically like.
HOW TO NAIL YOUR NEXT ADVENTUREKKLEINJULY 12, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
With the exception of the Scorpion Canyon Campground on Santa Cruz and the Water Canyon Campground on Santa Rosa, there’s also no potable water.
THE ULTIMATE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDESHAWNTÉ SALABERTJUNE 23, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The lawsuit contended that contaminants from Plant Scherer caused a “loss of potable water supply and increased risk of diseases.”
THE COAL PLANT NEXT DOORBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
No community can really survive for any length of time without access to potable water.
AMERICA’S DRINKING WATER IS SURPRISINGLY EASY TO POISONBY PETER ELKIND AND JACK GILLUMMARCH 17, 2021PROPUBLICA
O’Rourke’s name is, once again, in the limelight after he helped Texans get access to potable water and other goods during the recent winter storm.
WHY FALLOUT FROM TEXAS’S WINTER STORM WON’T HURT REPUBLICANS AT THE BALLOT BOX IN 2022ALEX SAMUELS (ALEX.L.SAMUELS@DISNEY.COM)MARCH 1, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Water wars are already beginning, with a lack of access to potable water a looming city-killer as climate change and population growth strain the world supply — despite the fact that 71 percent of the globe is made of water.
PARADISE FOUND?NICK FOURIEZOSFEBRUARY 28, 2021OZY
Meaning that should the junior senator from Texas want to, say, slip off to Cancun for a bit while millions in his state are struggling without electricity, heat or potable water, it becomes trickier than he might have expected.
AS TED CRUZ HAS LEARNED, ONCE YOU STEP INTO THE SPOTLIGHT, YOU CAN’T EASILY STEP OUTPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After the lawsuit was filed, the county board reduced the setback restriction to 656 feet, based on the results of a county-commissioned soil study that concluded that distance to be safe for potable wells.
CHANGING VIRGINIA COUNTY FACES DISCRIMINATION CHARGES OVER ISLAMIC CEMETERYANTONIO OLIVODECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO POTABLE

  • cooler
  • draft
  • drink
  • drinkable
  • libation
  • liquor
  • potable
  • potation
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