Water Operations And Maintenance Bulletins

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Packing:
Removal, Expansion Joints 53
Shaper and Cutter 34
Teflon Warning 147

Padlocks:
Cover 32, 106
Preventing Freezing 17

Pads:
Concrete, Highway Crossing 27

Paint:
(See Protective Coatings)

Paintbrush, Cleaning 63

Painting:
Antifouling Paints 40, 142
Coatings Performance 141
Costs 54
"Cyclone"-Type Fence 24
Effective Maintenance 94
Metal Surfaces, Preparation 36
Mitts (Lamb Wool) 115
Overcoating Lead-Based Paints 165
Scaffold for Concrete Dam 19
Sprayer 17
Surface - Tolerant Coatings for Bridges 162
To Beat the Heat 66
Valve Boxes, Inside 63

Paradox Gates:
Stem Repacking 27

Parking Stand:
Screw Type 31

Parts Washer 42

Pasturing Rights-of-Way:
Cattle Guards 97
Weed Control 97

Paving Breakers:
Loosening Bolts 17

PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl) 108

Penstock:
Lining 167
Abrasion Repair    197

Penstock and Outlet Works Guard Gate and Valve Testing 163

Performance:
Metal Pipe, Corrugated Type 5
Pump Performance Checklist 140
Steel Rope, Stainless Type 23, 27
Wire Rope, Radial Gate Hoists 19, 23, 27

Pest Management:
Five Step Program 127
Birds - Buzzard Be-Gone Wire Barrier     188
Pesticides:
Applicators Safety Manual - for Sale 147
Cleaning Up 166
Current Environmental Standards 75
Disposal - Empty Containers 166
Disposal - New Machine 145
Disposal - No Easy Way 145
Exposure 147
Exposure Symptoms 145
Poisoning 126
Safety Checklist 166
Spills 104
Spray Drift 166
Storage 97, 105
Tank Mixing 102

Pests:
Moss Animals Sighted 166
Nutria on Ditchbanks 46
Pesky Pigeons 165

Phones, Cellular 157

Photographing:
Sewers 57

Pickup-Mounted:
Boom Attachment 84
Crane, Hydraulic 33
Hoist Boom 28, 33
Sprayer 129

Pile Drivers:
Airhammer Adaptation 41

Pinions:
Lubricants 24

Pipe:
Aging Infrastructure Revitalized 168
Buried Irrigation Pipe 148
Buried Pipe Stops Water Losses 83
Concrete Pipe, Cleaning 15
Concrete Pipe, Leak Repair 21, 67, 75, 169
Concrete Pipe, Repair and Rehabilitation 172
Condensation Control 124
Corrosion Protection Wrap 173
Corrugated Metal, Performance 5
Corrugated Steel, Irrigation 89
Failure, Outlet Works Bypass Pipe - Mason Dam 140
Failure, Report Form 76
Field Testing of Plastic and Plastic-Clad 78
Flexible Pipe Study, Inspection    197
Inspection Cart     59
Mechanical Cleaners     34
Penstock Lining     167
Plastic Type     7,   109
Reduce Leakage With NH3     52
Stand for Water Level Recorder     12
Steel Type, Testing     5
Sump Pipe, Repair     25
Unique Discovery     86
Weed Deflector     30

Pipe Drains:
Filter Material 74

Pipe Lining:
Erosion Studies 47
Cured in Place Repair 187

Pipe Methods:
Sedimentation Removal From Reservoir 167

Pipe Moss in Water Systems 130

Pipe Railing:
Cable Guards 23

Pipe Threaders:
Large Valve Operation 30

Pipeline Laterals:
Bane or Blessing? 163

Pipelines:
Automatic Control 26
Care in Draining 34
Cathodic Protection 104
Cleaner, Polyurethane Foam 132, 142, 151
Crossing Barriers 31
Electrical Testing 91
Fiberglass Provides Wear Surface 130
Identification Nameplates 74
Marking With Colored Tape 7
Preventing Plugging 19
Settling Ponds 151
Stop Leakage with NH3 52
Thawing Waterlines 43
Water Pipeline Likely to Burst Again 156
Winter Pipeline Plug 149

Piping and Controls:
Nameplates and Controls 74

Plants:
Growth Retarder 6

Plastic Canal Linings:
Boise Project 29
Columbia Basin Project 46
Lower Rio Grande Project 31
Shoshone Project 24
Studies 7, 74
Tucumcari Project 40
(See Plastic Cutoffs)

Plastic Cutoffs:
Columbia Basin Project 46
Installation 29
Plastic Label for Meters and Valves 77
Plastic Markers 17
(See Plastic Canal Linings)

Plastic Pipe:
ABC's of PVC Installation 109
Expansion Problems 177
Field Testing 78
Studies 7
Unique Discovery 86

Plastic Protectors:
Charts and Tables 28

Plates:
Current Meter Rod Base 29
Locking Plates 114
Metal Walkway 6
Metal Wellhole Covers 33

Platforms:
Adjustable, for Parabolic Curves 12
Portable, Valve Operating 19
Trashrack Work 27

Plows:
Roof Repair 38

Plugs:
Ear 154
Winter Pipeline 149

Plumb Bob:
Hold That Line 96

Poison - Gophers 120

Poison - Lead Paint Guidelines 162

Pole Twisting Device 27

Pole-Type Sheds:
Equipment Storage 52

Policy Making:
Board and Manager 48

Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) 108

Polyethylene Rope:
On Life Preservers 38

Polyethylene Tubing Cuts Irrigation Cost 130

Polyurethane Foam Pipeline Cleaner 132, 142, 151

Polyurethane Injection Stops Water Tunnel Leaking 152

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipe 109

Pond:
Liner 118
Salt 124

Ponding Method:
Measuring Seepage Loss From Canals 65

Pondweeds:
Controlling Silt Accumulations 47, 97
Effect of Suspended Sediment 34, 97
Solution to - Weed Wire 99
(See Aquatic Weeds)

Portable Compressors 63

Portable Drills:
Gate Operation 12
Pressure Handle 34

Portable Lamps:
Field Use 38

Portable Platforms:
Valve Operation 19

Portable Power Cords 73

Portable Power Unit 53

Portable Saws:
Crosscut Type 2

Portable Tool Board 17

Portable Weed Sprayer 97

Portable Weirs 51

Portland Cement Concrete Canal Linings:
Cleaning 38, 63
Cofferdam for Repairs 4
Erosion Repair 30
Farm Lateral Construction 10
Groove Filling 32
Joint Sealing Compound 32
Mud-Jack Repair 15
Resurfacing 18
Tucumcari Irrigation Project 45

Portland Cement Mortar Canal Linings:
(See Shotcrete Linings)

Position Indicators:
(See Indicators and Markers)

Post Driver 53, 80

Post Pulling:
"A" Frame 58
Snow Stake 90

Posts:
Barrier, Hinged 44
Extending Life of Wooden Type 33
Mounting Methods    195
Preventing Defacement 30

Power Auger:
Safety Shutoff Switch 42

Power Cords, Portable 73

Power Operation and Maintenance:
Bulletins 21
Maintenance and Periodic Inspection of Mechanical
Equipment at Hydroelectric Plants 160

Power Ratings 51

Power Shovels:
Attachments for 12, 52

Power Supply:
Generator, Vehicle Operated 33
Starting Motors 38

Power Takeoff:
Lever Latch 28

Power Unit:
Portable 53

Power Washers:
Pit Stop for 161

Powerline Hazard 119

Powersaws:
Brake System, Electrodynamic 41
Circular Type, Safe Storage 36
Crosscut Type 2
Guards 30

Precast Concrete:
Blocks for Minor Structures 23
Canal Structures 6, 36
Structures 87

Prefabricated Asphalt Canal Linings:
Cleaning Exposed Types 4

Preparedness - Testing an Emergency Action Plan 164

Preservatives:
Timber, Shotcrete 4

Presses:
Gate Guide Repairs 42

Pressure Conduits:
Measurement of Water 90

Pressure Gauges:
Bubbler Type 35

Pressure Handles:
Electric Drill 34

Pressure Sensitive Tape:
Attaching Nameplates 38

Prestressed Concrete:
Bridges 33, 48, 52
Pipe (Repair and Rehabilitation) 172

Prevention of Weeds:
(See Weed Prevention)

Preventive Maintenance:
Equipment Lubricants 49
Hydraulic Systems 45
Irrigation Equipment 140
Loss Prevention Policies 79
Preventing Oil Spills 177
Review of O&M Examination 124

Primers:
Paint (See Protective Coatings)

Priming:
Canals 41

Program:
Safety 57, 58
Seismic Monitoring and Notification Program 171

Project Inspections:
Importance 44
Special Vehicle 43, 173

Project Operations:
Board of Control 48

Projector Booth:
Daylight Movies 7

Propane Gas:
Torch Rest 44
Weed Sprayer 97

Propeller Meters:
(See Flowmeters)

Protection:
Blue River - Colorado Highway Bendway 187
Pushbutton Controls 171
Roller Compacted Concrete 174
Stepped Overlays for Overtopping Protection--Embankment Dams 174
Thermally Activated Valve for Frost 163
Weather Cover on Control House Decks 192

Protection from Wasps: 81
Solar Panels 170

Protective Coatings:
(Also see Cathodic Protection)
Algae Control 29, 31, 40
Antifouling Paint 40, 142
Aurand Cleaning Tool 21
Bonding 52
Bridges, Thruway 56
CA-50, Scour Protection 6
Cleaning Tool 21
Coal-Tar Enamel Primers 62
Coal Tar Substitute - Repair Method   197
Concrete 22,   195
Copperbase 31
Erosion Studies 47
Flume Scour, CA-50 6
General Discussions 21
Lead Paint Operations - Guidelines on Safety 162
Lead-Based Paints - Overcoating 165
Manual, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation 2
Metal, Buried 31
Metal Scour Protection 6
Metal, Submerged 31, 45
Modern Materials     195
Primers, Coal-Tar Enamel 62
Radial Gates, Coating Protection 38, 71
Vinyl Resin 4, 31
Water Storage Tanks 4, 31
Water System Parts Protection 173
Wire Rope     34,   198
Woodwork 21
Zinc Thermal Spray--Corrosion Protection 173

Protective Fence 86
Post Mounting Methods    195

Protectors:
Charts and Tables, Plastic 28

Public:
Relations 27
Troubleshooting Problems 173

Puddling Canals 41

Pullers:
Ground Rod 25
Motor Leads 42
Packing, Expansion Joints 53

Pumping Plant:
Cooling Contra Costa Pumping Plants 182
Disassembly of Pump Units 111
Exhaust Pipe for Use in Pump Repair 96
Maintenance, Schedules and Records 155
Trashrack 69

Pumping Station:
A Giant Teeter-Totter 106

Pumps:
Adapting for a Special Purpose 86
Bearing Cooling Lines 30
Care Ensures Trouble-Free Irrigation 156
Chart, How to Use and Read 98
Costs - Ways to Reduce 108
Drive Shaft Support 20
Effect of Sediment on Capacity 39
Fuel, Safety 38
Hydraulic, Check 54
Impellers, Pulling-Bronze Type 38
Irrigation, Winterizing 73
Lubricants 28
Lubrication-Oil Type, Maintenance 34, 63
Maintenance 39, 62, 111
Meters, Sump 66, 101
Moving 41
Performance Checklist 140
Portable Water Pump 120
Prevention of Freezing Breakage 44
Seal Rings (Wearing Rings) for Turbine and Large Pumps 159
Solar Pump - Gila River 101
Solvent 97
Sprinkler Booster Pumps 122
Strain - How You Can Avoid 131
Tips for Irrigation Efficiency 91
Water or Air - Which do You Pump 92
Well 98

Puncture-Proof Tubes:
Weed Mowers 4

Purger:
Ball Bearings 39

Push Rakes:
Weed, Dozer Mounted 30

PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) Pipe 109

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Last Updated: 6/11/15