Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
This manual covers the use and maintenance of the Water Quality Analysis Set Purification (WQAS 1), in testing water for
contamination. This manual provides descriptions of the various meters and accessory equipment and supplies with
instructions for operating and maintaining them. Also included are instructions for preparing the unit for storage ant
MAINTENANCE FORMS AND PROCEDURES.
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA Pam 738-
750 as contained in the Maintenance Management Update.
CORROSION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (CPC).
Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC) of Army materiel is a continuing concern. It is important that any corrosion
problems with this item be reported so that the problem can be corrected and improvements can be made to prevent the
problem in future items. While corrosion is typically associated with rusting of metals, it can also include deterioration of
other materials, such as rubber and plastic. Unusual cracking, softening, swelling, or breaking of these materials may be
a corrosion problem. If a corrosion problem is identified, it can be reported using Standard Form 368, Product Quality
Deficiency Report Use of keywords such as "corrosion," "rust," " deterioration," or "cracking" will ensure that the
information is identified as a CPC problem. The form should be submitted to the address specified in DA PAM 738-750.
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE.
Methods and/or procedures for the destruction of Army materiel to prevent enemy use are covered in TM 750-244-3.
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATION (EIR).
If your Water Quality Analysis Set: Purification 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 (Product Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at Commander, U.S. Army Tank-
automotive and Armaments Command, ATTN: AMSTA-TR-E/MPA, Warren, MI 48397-5000. We will send you a reply.
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