SECTION I. GENERAL INFORMATION
SCOPE. This operators manual describes the Operating and Operators Maintenance Procedures for the 600
Gallon Per Hour (GPH) Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit (ROWPU). It should be noted that although a complete
600 GPH Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Equipment Set is described herein, certain components are not issued
under the National Stock Number NSN 4610-01 -234-2196, but are authorized (Army) under their own TOE Line Item
Numbers and are listed in the Department of the Army Supply Catalog SC 4610-97-CL-E16 which describes the entire 600
GPH ROWPU Set. NSN 4610-01-234-2190 is the Marine Corps ROWPU designation.
Paragraphs not designated Army or MC are applicable to both configurations.
MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS. Good maintenance records must be kept. Department of Army forms
and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance
Management System (TAMMS). Marine Corps personnel refer to TM 4700-15/1 for forms and records procedures.
HAND RECEIPT. (Army) A companion hand receipt technical manual has been issued with the ROWPU to aid in
accounting for all of the end-item related equipment. The hand receipt manual is numbered with TM number of this manual
(TM 10-4610-239-10) followed by -HR. Hand Receipt Manual TM 10-4610-239-10-HR contains pre-printed hand receipts
for Components of End Item (COEI), Basic Issue Items (BII), and Additional Authorization List (AAL) items. Additional -HR
manuals may be obtained from the U.S. Army Adjutant General Publications Center, ATTN: AGDL-OD, 2800 Eastem
Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21220, in accordance with the procedures in Chapter 3, AR 310-2.
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (ERs). 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 do not like about your
equipment. Let us know why you do not like the design. Tell us why a procedure is hard to perform. Put it on an SF-368
(Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at:
US Army Aviation and Troop Command
4300 Goodfellow Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63120-1798
Marine Corps personnel submit EIRs in accordance with MCO 1650.17.
SECTION II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABIUTIES, AND FEATURES
Characteristics. The ROWPU is a mobile water purifying unit needing a 30 kW power source, that
supplies drinking water for troops in the field. (See fig. 1-1 (Army) and fig. 1-2 (MC)).
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