When handling wastewater components, particularly hoses and the
chopper tube/wand, wear gloves, apron, eye protection and
respirator to prevent serious illness due to contamination. Prevent
spills by draining hoses into the wastewater source before storing
them on the trailer. Rinse the intake and drain valve as well as the
rear platform and equipment trays on a daily basis with freshwater
when the WWET/T is in use. Serious health problems may result
from contaminated components.
WWET/T operators must practice good personal hygiene techniques
(frequent hand washing, showering, and eliminating the use of
tobacco, food and drink) while operating the WWET/T. Wash
exposed skin and change contaminated clothing promptly after any
exposure. Serious health problems may result from contaminated
All personnel within 19-feet of an operating WWET/T must wear
Army approved hearing protective devices to protect against hearing
The WWET/T must be positioned on level ground when loading the tank to ensure
proper operation of the float level indicator.
1. Position the WWET/T not more than twenty to thirty-feet from the facility to be serviced.
Use the work light located at the rear of the tank to illuminate the work area during
periods of limited visibility. It can be turned on and off with a toggle switch located
on the control panel.
2. Remove two 2-inch x 20-foot intake hoses (figure 12, item 1) from hose hooks (figure 12, item 2)
and equipment tray (figure 13, item 3). Retrieve 2-inch chopper tube/wand (figure 13, item 4) from