TM 5-5430-211-13 & P
SECTION VI ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
Most maintenance instructions in this section will list resources required and equipment condition
for the start of the procedure. Note the following:-
Resources required are not listed unless they apply to the procedure.
Personnel required are listed only if the task requires more than one. If PERSONNEL is not listed, it means one
person can do the task.
Certain tasks require that the tank is emptied before work is started. Check EQUIPMENT CONDITION before
To avoid contamination, hands, tools and replacement parts must be clean.
Do not permit bolts, washers, gaskets, small items or foreign matter to fall
into the tank.
Do not walk unnecessarily on the tank. The fabric of the tank may cut or
abrade. Walk on the tank wearing soft-soled shoes, which have been wiped
clean of all abrasive materials.
WATER TANK INSPECTION
Leak definitions shall be as follows:-
Seepage of water (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
Leaks of water great enough to form drops but not enough to cause drops to drip or run from the faulty area.
Leaks of water great enough to form drops that fall, run from or collect in puddles near the faulty area.