1-7. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES.
Characteristics. The ROWPU is a mobile water purifying unit that supplies drinking water for troops in the
field and water for support equipment.
b. Canabilities and Features.
Capable of providing potable water at a rate of 600 gallons per hour.
Purifies raw water that is highly polluted, turbid, colored, salty or contaminated. Raw water source
includes lakes, streams, underground wells, ocean, and tanker truck.
Deionization cartridges remove Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) contaminants.
Powered by commercial electric power or 30kw generator set.
Highly flexible installation to meet varied operating requirements.
Easily accessible control panel.
Air, rail, and truck transportable.
Models WPES-10 and H-9518-1 are supplied with a flatbed cargo trailer designed to provide a
mobile platform for operation and transportation of the ROWPU.
1-8. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS.
Over Pack. To provide room for all operating components, material is stored in layers inside the ROWPU
during transportation and storage. The following paragraphs describe major components which can be
identified after unpacking the unit.
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