2-16. OPERATION IN EXTREME COLD (BELOW 32° F (0°C)) - cont.
To prevent damage to the equipment, all hoses must be disconnected from the water pumps,
hypochlorination units and collapsible tanks. Pumps, tanks, and hoses must be drained quickly. All
control valves must be opened and all equipment inspected to assure complete drainage.
If equipment is shut down during cold weather (temperature falls below 32°F (0°C), perform the
following steps to ensure water is drained from collapsible tanks, hoses, valves, pumps and
Open all water pump control valves (V1 through V8), water tank control valves (TB1A through TB16B) and
connection kit control valves (V9A through V21) (figure 2-24).
Open all dispensing nozzles.
Allow water to drain from hoses and couplings.
Drain collapsible water tanks Refer to the applicable TM.
Drain 125 gpm water pumps Refer to the applicable TM.
Drain 350 gpm water pumps Refer to the applicable TM.
Disconnect and drain hypochlorination units Refer to the applicable TM.
2-17. OPERATION IN EXTREME HEAT.
Observe the following precautions when operating the water system in extreme heat:
Set up collapsible tanks, water pumps and hypochlorination units in shaded area. If shade is not available,
protect water tanks from direct sunlight by constructing sun blocks or erecting portable shelters.
Ventilate area around water tanks. Make sure air flow can circulate freely around tanks. v (3) Avoid
unnecessary folding, unfolding or rolling of empty water tanks and hoses. Do not store unused tank in
Refer to the applicable TM for operating the 350 GPM pump in extreme heat.
Refer to the applicable TM for operating the 125 GPM pump in extreme heat.
Refer to the applicable TM for operating the hypochlorination unit in extreme heat.
Refer to the applicable TM for operating the water tanks under in extreme heat.