CONTAINERIZED LATRINE (CL) & CONTAINERIZED LATRINE SYSTEM (CLS)
INTRODUCTION TO PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
THIS SECTION COVERS:
Latrine set up but not in operation.
Power and water connected.
PMCS requirements for some components are described in separate publications. Refer to
these publications listed in WP 0069 00 and perform PMCS as prescribed therein.
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) are performed to keep the Containerized Latrine
(CL) and Containerized Latrine System (CLS) and its associated equipment in good operating condition.
The checks are used to find, correct, or report problems. Unit personnel are to do the PMCS jobs as
shown in the PMCS table. PMCS are done every day the latrine is operated, using the PMCS table. Pay
attention to WARNING and CAUTION statements. A WARNING means someone could be hurt. A
CAUTION means equipment could be damaged.
Before you begin using the latrine, do Before PMCS.
During use of the latrine, do During PMCS.
After using the latrine, do After PMCS.
Once a week, do Weekly PMCS if the latrine has been in use.
Do Monthly PMCS once a month if the latrine has been in use.
If you find something wrong when performing PMCS, fix it using troubleshooting and/or maintenance
Be prepared to assist organizational maintenance when they lubricate the latrine. Perform any other
services when required by organizational maintenance.
The right-hand column of the PMCS table lists conditions that make the latrine not fully mission capable.
Write up the faults that cannot be repaired on DA Form 2404 for Direct Support maintenance. For further
information on how to use this form, see DA PAM 738-750.
If tools that are required to perform PMCS are not listed in procedures, notify your supervisor.