Table 1-1. Conventional Theater Planning By Army Force Echelon/Command Level
Medium Force Deployment, Division Level or Non-Divisional Force Equivalent
Using Potable Water Planning Guide. This planning guide provides commanders and logistics staff planners at all levels
with a comprehensive potable water sustainment planning tool. Information presented will enable logistics planners to
identify requirements, assess capabilities, and identify water purification, storage, and distribution requirements to support
military force projection operations.
This planning guide provides an explanation, computations, and rationale for currently recognized Army force potable
water planning factors. Planning data have been expanded to include Gal/Man/Day potable water planning factors for both
Conventional and Integrated theaters, by Army Force Echelon/Command level and climatic environment. Discrete population
planning factor are provided for EPW and Civilian Internee/Refugee operations, military and OOTW Force Provider
operations, Redeployment Vehicle Washrack operations, and Watercraft Maintenance. In addition, this planning guide
provides a quick reference of Army water purification, storage, and distribution capabilities by separate brigade, divisional,
and nondivisional units.