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Dan Anderson wrote at 2012-12-20 10:11:48
If they require potable water to be of those limits and are not delivering it to you within the same then they should be required to adjust the water because by THIER definition the water they are delivering is not potable. You should be able to draw it right out of the faucet and bottle it in other words. Th e water you describe is however by the US EPA's definition Potable.  Potable Water is defined by the US EPA and pH 6.5-8.5 with TSS less than 500mg/L.  No minimum TSS is specified.  http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/secondarystandards.cfm  


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