This section outlines the siting requirements of the CLS, as well as the installation, preparation, and
operation of the latrine under usual conditions.
Refer to FM 21-10 for further information on placement.
Familiarize yourself with the location of all controls and indicators as described in WP 0004 00 before
operating the latrine.
The site for the installation of the Containerized Latrine System (CLS) should meet the following
The latrine container must be level for proper operation and to prevent damage to the
Must be level, with no greater than a 5-degree slope.
Must be clear of large rocks and trees.
Must be located on firm ground with good water drainage.
Must conform to the guidelines of the Unit Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
Latrines should be placed as far from food operations as possible (100 meters or more) , downwind
and down slope if possible.
The CLS must be positioned to allow utility hookups (fresh water, electrical) to the CLS and have
waste removal support. Waste should be transported daily.
60 AMP, 208 VAC, 3-PHASE
GENERAL CARGO CONTAINER
CLS TOP-DOWN DIAGRAM