the suitability of raw water sources and during water purification operations to assess the quality of finished water.
Supervising Water Quality Standards. The short- and long-term maximum permissible concentrations (MPC) are tables
(Tables 1-4 and 1-5) designed to show the allowable amount of radioactive substances taken into the body by drinking water.
You are to ensure that water purification personnel apply the appropriate standards based upon the duration of the mission and
other relevant factors regarding the environment, equipment used, and field force supported.
Table 14. Short-Term Field Water Quality Standards (less than 7 days)
Short-term consumption: These standards (Table 1-4) apply to units operating for 7 consecutive days or less when the
commander determines that an operational condition exists which prevents troop access to