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prevention devices and will not be used. Direct cross connections between potable and
nonpotable water systems will not be permitted under any circumstances.
Table 2-1. Domestic Water Allowances for Army and Air Force Projects.1
USAF Bases and Air Force Stations
Camps and Forts
POW and Internment Camps
Depot, Industrial, Plant
190 L(50 gal)/employee/8-hr shift;
and Similar Projects
570 L(150 gal)/capita/day for
For Aircraft Control and Warning Stations, National Guard Stations, Guided Missile Stations, and similar
projects, use TM 5-813-7/AFM 88-10, Volume 7 for water supply for special projects.
The allowances given in this table include water used for laundries to serve resident personnel, washing vehicles,
limited watering of planted and grassed areas, and similar uses. The allowances tabulated do NOT include special
industrial or irrigation uses. The per capita allowance for nonresidents will be one-third that allowed for residents.
An allowance of 570 L (150 gal)/capita/day will also be used for USAF semi-permanent construction.
For populations under 300, 190 L (50 gal)/ capita/day will be used for base camps and 95 L
(25 gal)/capita/day for branch camps.
Includes hotels and similar facilities converted to hospital use.
Includes similar facilities converted for troop housing.
b. Use of treated wastewater. Effluent from wastewater treatment plants can be used for
irrigation when authorized. Only treated effluent having a detectable chlorine residual at the
most remote discharge point will be used. Where state or local regulations require additional