SECTION III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
CHOOSING THE SITE. When choosing the site to set up and run the ROWPU, remember the following:
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 water source.
choosing site; avoid areas vulnerable to flash
Illustration denotes Army ROWPU. MC unit is skid
Figure 2-16. Site Diagram
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.
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 unit,
refer to figures 2-17 (Model No. 0996109001) and 2-18 for trailer set-up, then follow para. 2-22a through 2-22 ad. For
skid-mounted units (Model No. 0996108001), skip to para. 2-22 a through 2-22 ad.