Accession Number : AD0755107

Title :   Evaluation of a Dewatering System for Hasty Fuel Storage Reservoirs

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY MOBILITY EQUIPMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Medrano, Joe

PDF Url : AD0755107

Report Date : Oct 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The report covers the testing and evaluation of a dewatering system to determine its suitability to remove rainwater from the top surface of hasty fuel storage reservoirs. The dewatering system was field tested with suitable pumping units employing a single- and a double-tube configuration under simulated heavy rainfall conditions. The test showed that with suitable pumping units, better dewatering results were obtained with a single-tube configuration than with a double-tube configuration. The test also showed that several factors in the dewatering system prevent successful dewatering operations on hasty fuel storage reservoirs under field conditions.

Descriptors :   *STORAGE TANKS, DRAINAGE, FUEL TANKS, PUMPS, RAINFALL, WATER

Subject Categories : Fuels

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE