TM 10 4610-229-24
Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
SCOPE. This manual contains instructions for organizational, direct support, and general support maintenance of
the Skid-Mounted 150,000 GPD Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit (ROWPU), Model PD 81146. It produces
drinking water from contaminated sources. ROWPU is not intended for use at temperatures below 32°F (0°C) or above
MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS. Department of the Army forms and procedures used for
equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA Pam 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE. To prevent enemy use of the ROWPU,
follow instructions contained in TM 750-244-3, Procedures for Destruction of Equipment to Prevent Enemy Use.
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT. See paragraph 2-124 for instructions for storage or shipment.
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS. If your ROWPU needs improvement, let us
know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you don't like about your equipment. Let us
know why you don't like the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at:
Commander, U.S. Army Troop Support Command, Attention: AMSTR-MOF, 4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, St. Louis, MO
63120-1798. We'll send you a reply.
Waste product, containing salt or other
particles, that is separated from
drinking water during the reverse osmosis
Collapse in hoseline caused by vacuum in
liquid flowing through hoseline.
Barrier that allows brine to pass from
drinking water and forms a wall between
the two liquids.
Filtering system made of sand, gravel, and
other granulated substances.