Monitoring Daily Inspection. The following items must be checked daily:
Site development bivouac area, and water source.
Equipment intake systems, discharge lines, purifiers, generators, and storage tanks.
Operator safety items such as hearing protection, gloves, goggles, and aprons.
Operator reports and logs for accuracy.
Chemical containers and storage.
Monitoring Most Common Inspection Deficiencies. Listed below are some of the most common deficiencies noted during
inspections of water points:
Traffic routes through the water point not posted.
The performance of PMCS without technical manuals.
Lack of maintenance of sanitary conditions of storage tanks (5 PPM) chlorine residual at the point of production).
Waste lines within 25 yards of intake suction hoses.
Unsatisfactory operator safety.
Reports and logs not maintained.
Supervising Site Inspection. As a supervisor, you are to use DA Form 5456-R (Figs. 19 and 1-10) to ensure that the water
point is correctly set up for operation by properly checking off the yes/no columns on the form opposite the critical areas of
Product water sample.
POL & chemical
The kind of notation that you will record in these areas would be answers to such questions as:
Is drainage provided to prevent ponding at filling points?
Are dust control measures practiced to prevent dust-borne bacteria from contaminating water and equipment?
Are rodent and insect breeding areas controlled to prevent the spread of diseases to team members and other personnel?
Is the bivouac area located at least 100 feet (30 M) downstream from a well or downstream from the raw water intake of
a surface water source?