Accession Number:

AD0412428

Title:

CONSTRUCTION PROBLEMS WITH PILOT SANITARY SYSTEM AT POINT BARROW,

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Corporate Author:

NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CALIF

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Report Date:

1963-06-24

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

A pilot sanitary system was designed to serve five family quarters buildings at the Arctic Research Laboratory at Point Barrow, but con struction problems and system failures have thus far prevented use of the system. The design in cluded sea water intakes, a distillation unit and distilled water distribution system, and a sea water sanitary sewer system. Problems en countered include insulation failures caused by ground water, pipe breakage resulting02 faulty joints and heating wires, and pipe freezing. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE