(4) For below ground repairs, remove debris and excavate until damaged pipe
section is fully exposed and secondary damage assessment can be performed. Continue to
excavate around the damaged piping until undamaged pipe sections are found. The pipe sections
must be round and in close alignment.
f. Installation. See appendix D.
g. Safety Precautions. Normal safety practices associated with water repair should be
followed. Upon completion of temporary repairs, the trench should be covered with plywood
or steel matting until permanent repairs are made.
h. Stand-Alone System. The following complete and self-supporting system is listed for
consideration of usage in the event utility sources are destroyed and resumption of services is
vital. Stand-Alone systems are based upon advanced base functional component (ABFC)
technology which can be procurred. For current procurement information contact:
Attn: CESO Code 155
1000 23rd Avenue
Naval Construction Battalion Center
Port Hueneme, CA 93043-4301
(1) Description. The Water Utility Stand-Alone System consists of 400-gallon-
per-minute pump, a 3000-gallon stave or onion/doughnut tank used for pretreatment storage, a
3000-gallon-per-hour water purification unit, three 10,000-gallon post-treatment pillow tanks and
miscellaneous hose distribution systems. The unit is designed to draw, treat, store, and dispense
fresh or brackish water. It is not designed to treat salt water. See figure 4-1 for an operational
schematic of the system.
(2) Bill of Materials. Table 4-l lists procurement information for the Stand-
TABLE 4-1. Bill of Materials for Water Utility System