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Potable water

Definition
School is considered to have potable water if it has a drinking water facility or water delivery point that by the nature of its design protects the water from external contamination, particularly of faecal origin. Examples of potable drinking water facilities include: pipe-borne water, protected well, borehole, protected spring water and rainwater.

Eau potable

Définition
Ecole est considérée comme ayant de l'eau potable si elle dispose en son sein d’une source d’eau potable ou d’un aménagement de fourniture d’eau dont la nature de conception protège l'eau fournie contre la contamination externe, en particulier celle d'origine fécale. Les exemples de sources ou d’aménagements d'eau potable comprennent: les bornes d'eau, les puits protégés, les forages, l’eau de source protégée et l'eau de pluie.

Agua potable

Definición
Se considera que una escuela cuenta con agua potable si dispone de conexiones a una fuente de agua potable o de un punto de recepción de agua diseñado para proteger el agua de elementos contaminantes externos particularmente de origen fecal. Algunos ejemplos de instalaciones de agua potable incluyen: agua suministrada por tuberías; pozo cubierto, pozo profundo, agua de fuentes naturales protegida y agua de lluvia.