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Definition of Point-of-use

Point-of-use Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
water treatment system located at the tap which treats only water used from the tap.
Point-of-use Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Portable water purification devices better described as point-of-use (POU) water treatment systems and field water disinfection techniquesare self-contained units that can be used by recreational enthusiasts, military personnel, survivalists, and others who must obtain drinking water from untreated sources (e.g., rivers, lakes, etc.). While not strictly purifying water to its essential compound, dihydrogen oxide (pure water, H2O) these personal devices render unchlorinated water potable (that is, safe and palatable for drinking purposes).

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