TM 5-5430-211-13 & P
Filling of Tank
Connect the inlet and outlet hoses.
Connect the 4 inch gate valve.
Close the valve on the outlet hose.
Close the valve on the drain hose.
Pump 2000 gallons of water into the tank at 100 gallons/minute.
Examine the tank and accessories for leaks.
If any leaks are present stop filling the tank.
Reseat couplings correctly if they leak.
Report all other leaks to your supervisor.
If no leaks are present continue filling the tank.
Maximum rate of filling is 350 gallons/minute.
When the tank contains 47,500 gallons cut the filling rate to 100 gallons/minute.