DESCRIBE THE PROCEDURES FOR HEATING WATER USING THE M12A1 PDDA
Describe the procedures for heating water using the M12A1 PDDA.
Given information about and illustrations of the procedures for heating water in the tank and for heating
water from a natural water source.
Demonstrate competency of the task skills and knowledge by responding to the multiple-choice
examination covering the procedures for heating water in the tank and for heating water from a natural
Learning Event 1
HEAT WATER IN THE TANK
In your duties, you will sometimes need to heat water in the tank. Chemicals dissolve better in hot
water, and hot decontaminating solution is more effective than cold.
To heat water in the tank, you will first need to fill the tank. The procedure for loading the tank with
water was discussed in Lesson 3.
The procedure to follow to heat the water in the tank using the M2 water heater is discussed in
If the pump unit assembly and the M2 water heater are operated in an
enclosed area, the exhausts must be vented or placed outside the enclosed
area to prevent carbon-monoxide poisoning. A mask does not protect
against carbon-monoxide fumes.