Initial setup location.
Figure 5-15. ROWPU Site selection.
a. Site Selection. It may not always be possible to select the best site under
tactical conditions. However, many of these requirements should be met for optimum
(1) If a stream is going to be used as the raw water source, park the
ROWPU trailer upstream from camp.
(2) Raw water hoses can reach about 75 feet. Be sure to park the ROWPU
trailer close enough so that the hoses reach the stream or lake.
(3) Ensure that the ground is solid and level to house the ROWPU and any
Take advantage of finished roads.
Take advantage of a nearby forest or cover.
b. Locating Equipment. Figure 5-16 illustrates the setup of a typical ROWPU
installation. Figure 5-17 displays the ROWPU water processing block diagram. The
circled numbers for figures 5-16 and 5-17 represent the ROWPU sequential process