CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO MANUAL
Section I. General information
Purpose. This technical manual (TM) provides the supplemental data for parts and material which support the
Water Purification Barges (Figure 1-1). Unless otherwise specified, the data is applicable to Barges 1, 2 and 3. Location
of major barge components is shown in Figures 1-2a, 1-2b and 1-2c.
Scope. This chapter contains general information concerning the use of this TM and its data. Chapter 2
contains reference information for operation and maintenance for the Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit
(ROWPU) barge. Chapter 3 refers to preventive maintenance information, and the Appendices contain the Maintenance
Allocation Chart, Tools and Test Equipment List and the Repair Parts and Special Tools List.
Maintenance forms and records. For an explanation and examples of the required maintenance forms and
records, see DA PAM-738-750, the Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
Destruction of Army materiel to prevent enemy use. This shall be as directed in TM 750-244-3.
Reporting Equipment Improvement Recommendations (EIR's). If your ROWPU barge 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 (Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us
at USATROSCOM, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., ATTN: AMSTR-MOF, St. Louis, MO t3120-1798.
Abbreviations and Terms. Definition of abbreviations and unusual terms used in this TM are contained in the
glossary and in MIL-STD-12, Abbreviations for Use on Drawings, and in Specifications, Standards, and Technical
Warranty Information. Authorized commercial equipment or system components assigned to the ROWPU
barge may be warranted against operating defect or failure for a specific period of item (e.g., 12 months or 500 hours of
operation). Warranty starts on the date found on DA Form 2410 or DA Form 240-8-16 in the logbook. Report all defects
in material or workmanship to your supervisor who will take appropriate action.