SECTION III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
CHOOSING THE SITE. When choosing the site to set up and run the ROWPU, remember the
If a stream is to be used as the raw water source, pick a site for the ROWPU upstream from camp.
Ensure that the site provides
downstream waste water
drainage away from the
Consider variable weather
conditions when choosing
site; avoid areas vulnerable
to flash flooding.
Illustration denotes Army
ROWPU. MC unit is skid
Figure 214. Site Diagram
b. The raw water hoses can reach about 75 feet. Ensure the ROWPU is placed close enough for the
hoses to reach the stream or lake, and check that the ground is solid and fairly level.
Take advantage of available forest cover.
d. Take advantage of finished roads. They can furnish a solid, level surface
PREPARATION FOR USE. Upon reaching the operating area, prepare the ROWPU for operation. For
Army units, refer to figures 217 (Model No. 6001, sheets 13) and 218 for trailer setup, then follow para.
2-22athrough 2-22 ad. For skidmounted units (Model No. 6001 and 6003), skip to para. 2-22 a through 2-22