C-2. Major components. The drinking water system consists of four storage tanks, reserve tank, two discharge pumps,
drinking water pressure set, sink, shower, washdown station, valves, piping, and electrical controls and circuitry Chapter
1 lists the major components of the drinking water system, their basic function and location on the barge.
C-3. Drinking water system description. The drinking water system provides storage for water produced by the
ROWPU system and discharges it to shore, or another vessel, or for use onboard the barge. The pressure set supplies
onboard drinking water to the reserve tank, the dayroom drinking fountain and sink, the shower on the forward deck, the
four washdown stations In the ROWPU space, the chlorination system In void 2 port, and to the washdown station on
deckhouse top. The system has a total storage capacity of 15,000 gallons plus 250 gallons reserve and operates In a
maximum allowable sea state 3 condition.
Table C-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Drinking Water System
B - Before
D - Daily
Q - Quarterly
D - During
W - Weekly
S - Semiannually
A - After
M - Monthly
A - Annually
Be sure electrical power is OFF before per-
forming maintenance on electrical systems.
Redtag appropriate switches and circuit
breakers with: "WARNING - DO NOT ACTI-
VATE - REPAIRS BEING MADE." Observe all
safety precautions listed In the beginning of
a. Wipe components clean, especially
gauges and control panels.
b. Check for leaks, paying special attention
Class III leaks
to joints, valves, fittings, and piping
Report leaks to shift leader or bargemas-
c. Check for loose or missing securements
or fasteners Tighten or replace as neces-
d. Check for damage, especially to pres-
sure gauges, filters, and control panels
Notify shift leader or bargemaster so
repairs can be made.
e. Remove rust and corrosion Touch up
paint in accordance with TB 43-0144 as
necessary. Do not paint threads or
a. Check wiring for loose or missing con-
nections and frayed cables Secure,
tighten as necessary.
b. Visually check wiring for loose connec-
tions If sparks are seen, report to shift
leader or bargemaster Shut power off.
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