2-14. OPERATING AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT.
Engine driven water pumps must not be operated in enclosed areas unless exhaust discharge is properly
vented to the outside. Be alert at all times during operation for odors and symptoms of carbon monoxide
350 Gpm Pumps. Instructions for operating the 350 gpm pumps are contained in the applicable TM.
125 Gpm Pumps. Instructions for operating the 125 gpm pumps are contained in the applicable TM.
20K Collapsible Fabric Tanks. Instructions for operating the 20,000 gallon collapsible fabric tanks are contained
in the applicable TM.
Chemicals used for operating the hypochlorination unit can kill you. The chemicals alone or in mixture can
be dangerous. Always wear protective apron, goggles and gloves, and make sure area is well ventilated.
Hypochlorination Unit. Instructions for operating the hypochlorination units are contained in the applicable TM
Tricon. Instructions for operating the tricons are contained in TM55-8145-200-13&P
2-15. PREPARATION FOR MOVEMENT.
* To prevent contamination of water system components, keep dirt mud, sand, and debris from entering
open couplings during disassembly. Make sure protective caps and plugs are installed after
components are disassembled.
* To prevent injury to personnel, all water pumps must be shutdown and water pressure relieved from
discharge hoses before disconnecting couplings.
Drain Collapsible Fabric Tanks. Drain water from all collapsible fabric tanks Refer to the applicable TM.
Disassemble Hose and Nozzle Kits. Refer to figure 2-26.
Three hose and nozzle kits are used in the water system. One is shown, the others are similar
Remove distribution nozzle (8) from bracket on nozzle stand assembly (9) Fold nozzle stand assembly.
Disconnect distribution nozzle (8) from I inch x 10 foot discharge hose (7).
Disconnect two 1 inch x 10 foot discharge hoses (6 and 7) from regulator (5).