Scope. This handbook provides comprehensive guidance
to the facility engineer in the area of water conservation.
Numerous ideas of potential water conserving technologies are
presented along with avenues of funding for such projects.
Executive Order 12902, as it relates to water conservation, is
discussed and guidance is provided for establishing water
the appendices include detailed provisions for developing and
submitting water conservation projects to higher headquarters for
appropriate funding. This handbook is for guidance only. This
handbook cannot be cited as a requirement. If it is, the
contractor does not have to comply.
Applicability. This handbook is applicable to all
military shore installations. While not every water conservation
measure presented in this handbook may be applicable at every
military installation, the overall guidance and programs
presented will be applicable. Overseas handbook may be
applicable at every military installation, the installations are
cautioned to review their host nation agreements to determine if
the conservation measures discussed in this handbook can be
Cancellation. This handbook is new. No existing
manuals or handbooks have been superseded or canceled by this