14-11.3 Discharging drinking water to shore
Make sure discharge hose is properly deployed, valves are properly set, and shore facility is ready to receive
Make sure storage tanks are being filled per instructions in paragraph 14-11.2.
EMS monitors water level in each storage tank and amount of chlorine in water
entering tanks. It also monitors salinity, flow rate, pressure, and total amount of
drinking water being discharged.
Make sure EMS is operating. If not, start up by following procedures in TM 55-1930-209-14&P-11.
Position drinking (DW) water valves as follows:
o = open
x = closed
Discharge pump used
*On Barges 2 and 3 only.
Open drain valve(s) of storage tank(s) to be drained as shown in table below. Make sure valves of tank(s) not
being drained are dosed.
To prevent operating shore discharge pump when dry, make sure that drain valve
(DW6, DW7, DW8, or DW9) of tank selected on selector switch Is open.
On drinking water tank and shore discharge pump selector switch (Figure 14-5), position switches as follows:
Set pump selector switch to pump 1 or pump 2.
Normally, all four tanks are filled and drained at same time. In this case, tank
selector switch can be positioned to any of the four tank numbers (1, 2, 3, or
However, when all four tanks are not being drained, tank selector switch must be positioned to a tank
number of any of tanks being drained.
Position tank selector switch (Figure 14-5) to number 1, 2, 3, or 4 tank to be drained. High and low level
switches on liquid level indicator (Figure 14-6) of tank selected then automatically start and stop pump
selected in step 1.
Close switchboard circuit breaker P9 for shore discharge pump 1, or circuit breaker P15 for shore discharge
When high level switch senses a full tank, discharge pump starts automatically if
motor controller HAND/OFF/AUTO switch is on AUTO. When low level switch
senses tank Is empty, pump stops automatically.