Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-18-2011, 08:43 AM   #1
Senior Member
RollingDownTheHighway's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 625
black/gray tanks open-close at site

I don't see a board for the Shasta Revere yet, so if i'm in the wrong area, please let me know.

We did our first trip this weekend and I have a question on the tanks. Our site has sewer hookups which I did and I emptied my black water and grey water tanks at 2/3, though my question is, since I was hooked up to the sewer, can I leave the valves open or should I keep them closed and just empty at the 2/3 mark?

RollingDownTheHighway is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2011, 08:47 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Central NY
Posts: 145
I would keep black closed until almost full to keep solids from sticking and building up. Gray you can keep open but I would close on the last day so you have something to wash out the sewer hose before you leave..

2012 Jayco 33 RLDS
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500
Hybrid21SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2011, 09:31 AM   #3
Site Team
bikendan's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Camano Island, Washington
Posts: 14,448
if it's just for the weekend, keep the black closed until you leave. and you can keep the gray open but close it the day before you leave.
that way you'll have some gray water to flush everything after you dump the black tank.
bikendan is online now   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:06 PM.