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Old 08-29-2013, 11:12 AM   #1
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Increase Water Pressure?

OK, so the camper had great wter pressure at my house (course I have great pressure there) but at the campsites we've been to it's been minimal. Not even enough to hold the shower head to take a shower. I've removed the pressure regulator I bought to mount on the hose, and same result. What can I do? Is there a Drano type think I can run on the intake to clear any cloggs?

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Old 08-29-2013, 11:18 AM   #2
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Not sure about the water pressure but I do suggest that you get an Oxygenics shower head to replace the one from the factory. It has made a huge difference in our camper.
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:37 AM   #3
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Only Low/P at the shower head? If so remove the head and try it! Youroo!! How is your filter?
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:23 PM   #4
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No, low water pressure at kitchen and shower. Bathroom faucet seems ok but think it's just because of the design.
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If the main water filter has never been changed...
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:57 PM   #6
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Where would this be?
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:24 PM   #7
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Lots of reasons for low water pressure at campgrounds, versus a city supply. For one, liability. Most private campgrounds will be absolutely certain their supply pressure is comfortably lower than the limits for camping unit water systems. They don't want any issues. Secondly, the supply lines, and the number of units being serviced by an individual supply line, as well as the overall length of the supply line. The hydrants are a variable, too. I used to manufacture water hydrants, such as those commonly found at campgrounds, and variations in the packing gland--combined with age and wear and tear-- influence water pressure.

All that being said, since you don't have an issue when connected to a city supply, it would seem to rule out your camper being the issue.

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As for where the water filter is, mine is where the city water connection is. But as was said if you don't have the problem at home with the same connection it would have to be the water pressure at the CG.
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Old 08-29-2013, 04:46 PM   #9
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Well oddly enough my buddy has a TT as well, and his pressure is normal! I even stayed on the same site he did a couple weeks back and I had lower pressure than he did. It's quite odd...and frustrating. Can't take a shower at all.
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Is pressure better with pump on with fresh water tank? Just trying to narrow down problem location.
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