14-11.5 Supplying storage tank drinking water to pressure set for use on barge
If drinking water is not being discharged from storage tanks, perform steps 1 and 2. If drinking water is being
discharged from the storage tanks, go to step b.
Check liquid level indicator to be sure storage tank(s) contains water.
Open appropriate valve(s) of storage tank(s) to be drained, as shown in table below:
Open valve DW11.
Close reserve tank valve DW13.
Close power panel 1 circuit breaker 11P5 to provide power to drinking water pressure set motor controller.
Prime water pressure set as follows, if necessary:
Position HAND/OFF/AUTO switch on pressure set motor controller to HAND.
Start pressure set by pushing START button on motor controller.
Close valve DW16.
Open priming port petcock on pressure set.
Close petcock when steady flow appears.
Open drinking water valves DW5, DW5A (Barges 2 and 3 only), and DW17.
Position pressure set motor controller HAND/OFF/AUTO to AUTO.
Pressure set automatically supplies, on demand, drinking water to dayroom
fountain and sink, washdown stations In ROWPU space and on deckhouse top,
shower on forward weatherdeck, and void 2 port chlorination unit.
14-11.6 Filling drinking water reserve tank
Drinking water in reserve tank is for onboard use when drinking water is not
available from storage tanks.
14-11.6.1 Filling drinking water reserve tank from storage tanks
Water level In reserve tank must be checked daily by monitoring liquid level
Indicator. Add water if necessary. Chlorine content must also be checked daily.
Obtain sample at reserve tank sample valve and check chlorine content according
to TM 55-6630-215-12. Add chlorine through chlorine fill on top of reserve tank If
chlorine content is not between 2 and 5 ppm.
Check liquid level indicator on storage tank (s) to make sure tank(s) contains drinking water.
Make sure pressure set motor controller HAND/OFF/AUTO switch is OFF.
Close valves DW13 and DW17.
Open valves DW11 and DW16.