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dretired 05-21-2011 06:38 AM

fresh water in tanks
after 2 trips camping , one thing that i not sure of, What is the best thing to do with fresh water after your done say for 3 weeks.. between your next weekend trip ?? empty all the way ?? leave say 1/2 -1/3 ??? this was with the potable tank

KyDan 05-21-2011 06:45 AM

I'm lazy and during the season I typically just leave what ever
is in there until the next trip. The day before I'll usually open
the drain and let it run out and then refill it to 1/3.
If we're going where we know they have city water I might not
even drain it at home first.

If I know we're going dry camping I usually drain it, add some,
drain it again and then fill it for the trip.
We also sometimes take drinking water in a blue water tote-
especially the first trip of the season when the lines have recently
had anti-freeze in them.

dretired 05-21-2011 06:56 AM

left over water
Thanks for the reply.. I just had a thought.. i have my TT parked right in the drive way at home , and the wife just bought new flowers for the outside pots,baskets etc.... WATER THE FLOWERS !!!

Iggy 05-21-2011 09:23 AM

I always leave at least a little in case I need to use the sink while parked. It is better to keep water in the system so things won't dry up.
I usually add a 1/2 cup of clorox bleech with a full tank on my first run to make sure nothing is growing inside the tank or piping. Then I dump the tank fully and add enough for the road trip time.
I usually don't drink the tank water. I'd rather drink the campground water or bottled. The rank is good for washing and flushing.:roflblack::eek:

MtnGuy 05-22-2011 08:16 AM

The only time I drain my tank is during the winter.

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