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Old 10-06-2015, 02:20 PM   #21
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The low point drains have nothing to do with holding tanks. They are there as the lowest point in your potable water system for water to drain by gravity for winterization.

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Old 10-06-2015, 02:26 PM   #22
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So if I get my potable water from the fresh water supply at the camp ground why do I need a low point drain? I'm no plumber or expert but it doesn't make much sense to me to have a low point drain on a system that is completely piped.
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Old 10-06-2015, 02:30 PM   #23
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So if I get my potable water from the fresh water supply at the camp ground why do I need a low point drain? I'm no plumber or expert but it doesn't make much sense to me to have a low point drain on a system that is completely piped.
I am a plumber. Your water lines (all of them) fill with water when you hookup to the camp ground supply and without low point drains, you have no way of completely draining the system. But if you have no low point drains and you fill your system with antifreeze, you have nothing to worry about. The point is, if you do have low point drains, you do have to drain them and/or fill them with antifreeze.

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Old 10-06-2015, 02:32 PM   #24
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I'll stick to what I know though - I KNOW I have no low point drains on my park model home and I KNOW it has no holding tanks.
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I really think most park models are hard plumbed to supply line, and have no need for tanks. Sewers also hard plumbed. How does fresh water enter?
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Old 10-06-2015, 02:36 PM   #26
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I'll stick to what I know though - I KNOW I have no low point drains on my park model home and I KNOW it has no holding tanks.
Since you know this for sure, you have nothing to worry about. Just winterize your unit with antifreeze and you will have no problems.

The OP's dilemma is, he isn't sure if he has them or not.

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I really think most park models are hard plumbed to supply line, and have no need for tanks. Sewers also hard plumbed.

That was my thinking too before I was bombed with expertise. I would still make the call to make sure though.
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Since you know this for sure, you have nothing to worry about. Just winterized your unit with antifreeze and you will have no problems.

The OP's dilemma is, he isn't sure if he has them or not.

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Which is why I recommended that he call to find out. I understood the problem, but thanks for the translation.
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I really think most park models are hard plumbed to supply line, and have no need for tanks. Sewers also hard plumbed. How does fresh water enter?
The 2015 park model at the site next to my seasonal site has two black tanks and two gray tanks. I don't know if they have low point drains, though.

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Then they have drainable hook-ups. Fresh water is a different story. How does your unit get fresh water...hose?
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