DELIVERING QUALITY POTABLE WATER TO OFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS
|Publisher||Marine Safety Forum|
|D O W N L O A D|
The potable water including that delivered to the offshore installations shall always be "wholesome", i.e. fully compliant with the defined standards and national regulations. Subject standards are commonly developed in order to protect human health and the definition of term "wholesome" is intended to reflect the significance of the ensuring that the drinking water is of the quality acceptable to its consumers.
The provisions of the present document are aimed to apply mainly to the vessels that operate in the UK Continental Shelf; however it may also be applied to the vessels operating in other regions. The publication prepared by the specialists of the MSF, standing for the Marine Safety Forum, will give practical guidance relating to the delivery of the drinking water to the offshore facilities. Note that it is not intended to cover the maintenance of the hoses used offshore. The volume opens with the concise glossary of terminology followed by the background information.
A brief overview is provided of the supply chain of pot water to offshore facilities covering the potential areas of water contamination. Where such risk exists, control measures is necessary in order to minimize it. Two sections of the publication have been structured to reflect the steps required to be taken. These measures would normally include management and maintenance as well as the treatment and monitoring...
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