water reserved or suitable for drinking
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How to use drinking water in a sentence
Before anti-vaxxers, there were anti-fluoriders: a group who spread fear about the anti-tooth decay agent added to drinking water.
Placed in drinking water, fluoride can serve people who otherwise have poor access to dental care.
Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.
The billionaire philanthropist tastes the product of a machine that processes human sewage into drinking water and electricity.
That can happen, according to the report, when (flammable) methane leaks out of fracking wells and into drinking water.
Is it war, I ask you, to seek to poison the drinking water of an enemy, to send stalking into their midst some loathsome disease?The Double Four | E. Phillips Oppenheim
They got their drinking water from a spring near by; there was a tiny stream beside the tent which provided their washing-water.Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
It was not unusual, for instance, to see dead bodies washed before burial in the conduit of drinking water!The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
The method shown in the sketch is used by me in cold weather to keep the drinking water for the poultry from freezing.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
Then the horses and mules were watered, and stirred up the mud with their feet; and then we sent for drinking water.The Relief of Mafeking | Filson Young