CHAPTER 5 STORAGE
Additional operation, maintenance and parts information may be found in the following technical
manuals which cover the 150, 000 Gallon Per (GPD) Day Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit
TM 10-4610-229-10, Operator's Manual for 150,000 GPD ROWPU
TM 10-4610-229-24, Unit, Direct and General Support Maintenance Manual for 150,000 GPD ROWPU
TM 10-4610-229-24P, Repair Parts and Special Tools List for 150,000 GPD ROWPU
5-1 Short-term storage. If barge is to be taken out of service for more than 7 days but less than 30 days, follow
shutdown procedures in paragraph 3-6.1. Operate ROWPU system every 7 days for at least 30 minutes. Coordinate this
operation with short-term operating/storage procedures for other major systems onboard. For the ROWPU's, follow
procedures in paragraph 3-4. Discharge product water directly overboard.
5-2 Administrative storage. If barge is to be taken out of service for more than 30 days but less than 6 months, barge
remains a unit responsibility and shall be maintained by unit personnel.
Administrative storage procedures. If barge is placed in administrative storage, ROWPU system is processed
for storage as specified below and inspected during storage according to paragraph 5-2.2.
Coordinate ROWPU system storage with storage procedures for drinking water system (TM 55-
1930-209-14&P-5), chlorination system (P-4), and seawater system (P-2).
Shut down ROWPU's 1 and 2 according to paragraph 3-6.1.
Be sure diesel engine has cooled down before attempting to dean HP pump.
Clean HP pump assembly as follows:
Solvent may cause toxic fumes. Work only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid skin and eye contact.
Do not breath vapor. Solvent is flammable. Do not bring open flame or sparks near solvent.
Exercise care to prevent dry cleaning solvent from coming in contact with electrical components.
Clean painted metal surfaces with a clean, lint-free cloth moistened with cleaning solvent (P-D-680, Type
II). Scrub off hard deposits with a bristle brush that has been dipped in solvent. Dry surfaces with a clean,
Clean linkages and control rods with cleaning solvent (P-D-680, Type II), and dry with a clean, lint-free
Clean instrument faces using a clean, lint-free cloth.
Inspect HP pump assembly for damaged components. Repair and/or replace damaged components.