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Fresh Water

31 October 2019
Fresh water is water taken from sources such as lakes, rivers, reservoirs, lochs, ponds and stream that has not been cleaned to drinking water standard. Such water is said to be free from contaminants with minimal amounts of silt meaning basic pump materials can be used which is typically cast iron. However if water is stood within the cast iron pump for some time it can discolour the water which may be undesirable for the pumping process. Uses include abstraction for fresh water cooling of equi...
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