Pressure Sensors and Safe Drinking Water Systems

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Pressure Sensors and Safe Drinking Water Systems

Surprisingly, with all the water on planet Earth, less than 1% of all water is fresh and accessible. To ensure a fresh water supply, International Standard / American National Standard “NSF/ANSI 61 Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects” was initially adopted in June 1988 and has been revised and updated frequently with the most recent version revised December 2021. This Standard establishes minimum health effects requirements for the chemical contaminants and impurities that are indirectly imparted to drinking water from products, components, and materials used in drinking water systems.

The standard defines a point-of-entry (POE) system as a system with a minimum initial clean-system flow rate of no less than 15 L/min at 103 kilopascals pressure drop and 18 ± 5 °C water temperature (not less than 4 gal/min at 15 psig pressure drop and 65 ± 10 °F water temperature) used to treat the water supply at a building or facility for drinking, washing, and flushing or for other non-consumption water supply purposes. A pressure sensor from All Sensors’ media isolated SPA 402 family could measure and verify these pressure levels as part of a safe water supply.

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