(h) Direct connection of potable water piping to treatment u nits at a
wastewater treatment plant or swimming pool.
Lack of continuous program to control plumbing installations.
(b) New piping installations not properly disinfected.
e. Disinfection. (The following apply to both ground and surface water
(1) Equipment not of sufficient capacity to adequately treat the water under
Inadequate or Iimited reserve supply of the disinfecting agent.
Lack of proper testing faciIities.
Apparatus in need of repair.
(5) Insufficient contact time between water and disinfecting agent before
Standby equipment not provided to ensure continuous operation.
(1) Operating personnel not trained in the fundamental principles of water
(2) Personnel inadequately trained for carrying out laboratory control of
Section IV. TREATMENT FOR NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL, OR CHEMICAL
In a combat environment, there is always a possibility that nuclear, biological, or
chemical (NBC) weapons may be employed. Should such an event occur, the water
supply, in all Iikelihood, would become contaminated. A water source contaminated
with an NBC agent can cause incapacitation or death to a consumer. Effective means
for determining the presence of NBC agents, followed by proper decontamination
procedures, can eliminate or reduce the hazards caused by these agents.