SANS 241-1:2015 Drinking Water Limits
The South African National Standard (SANS) 241 is a drinking water specification that states the minimum requirements for potable water to be considered safe for human consumption. Vinlab H20 abides by the SANS 241 drinking standard enabling you to ensure chemical concentrations are not at a harmful level, as well as, the water is aesthetically pleasing.
Vinlab H2O offers SANS 241 packages to simplify your SANS 241 testing. For a full list of the individual parameters, select one of the specified packages under Analysis Required – Drinking Water.
The limits and associated risks for domestic water as determined by the South African National Standard (SANS) 241:2015 are as follows, where:
• Health risks: parameters falling outside these limits may cause acute or chronic health problems in individuals.
• Aesthetic risks: parameters falling outside these limits indicate that water is visually, aromatically or palatably unacceptable.
• Operational risks: parameters falling outside these limits may indicate that operational procedures to ensure water quality standards are met may have failed.