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Old 09-30-2012, 11:47 AM   #1
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5 gal. pail vs. gray water tank

On my first (and only) trip in my popup, I just used a 5-gal. pail to catch the gray water and emptied a couple of times a day. This was so simple. Emptying of the tanks is one of my least favorite memories of my previous years of owning travel trailers. I think this might look bad, but when you camp in a tent, this is how you get rid of your dishwater. Nobody ever raised an eye when I dis this then, but something tells me when I go on my next trip in a Calif. state campground, I might get some nasty glares or I might actually be breaking a rule by doing this. Does anyone have any experience with this?

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Old 09-30-2012, 12:09 PM   #2
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Is it "cool" to dump graywater in the campground toilets ?

Why People Do This

few things to look at !

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Old 09-30-2012, 03:43 PM   #3
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no problem using a pail, just don't dump it on the ground.
we used to dump it in an outside sink at the bathhouse or down a bathhouse toilet.

in Calif., if you're caught dumping it on the ground, you will be cited.
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:52 PM   #4
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Thanks for your replies.
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