inspections (completing DA Form 5456-R) must be no less than one per
week. After completing inspections, forward the results to the DMMC.
The following items must be checked daily:
-Site development, bivouac area, and water source.
goggles, and aprons.
-Operator reports and logs for accuracy.
-Chemical containers and storage.
Listed below are some of the most common deficiencies noted during
inspections of water points.
-Traffic routes through the water point not posted.
-PMCS performed 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.
PART F - MONITORING WATER QUALITY
Reviewing DA Form 1713-R for raw and product water will identify the
characteristics of the water.
This is also helpful in anticipating
requirements such as RO element cleaning which will require chemicals
for the process. Changes in raw water characteristics will possibly
affect the production capability of the equipment.
It may be
necessary to relocate the water point due to nonconformance of raw or
product water standards that are outlined in TB MED 577. Preventive
medicine personnel are also required to inspect water points.
have the responsibility to coordinate with