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Old 02-03-2014, 07:34 PM   #1
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Finding water out on the Road

My Wife and I are taking a trip to Florida in mid March and we live in Western New York, So the weather might be real cold when we leave, My question is, Are there gas stations or some place we might be able to find water when we get in a warmer state that I can put in my water tank and "dewinterize", we will be in our 2014 Greyhawk, Thanks Rick
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Old 02-03-2014, 07:44 PM   #2
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I would do it at the first campground you stop at that has the water on...or a state park
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Old 02-04-2014, 06:47 AM   #3
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Thanks Slabat for your suggestion !! Has anyone used the Water at a Pilot/Flying J gas stations ??
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Old 02-05-2014, 08:55 AM   #4
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We have been to a number of Pilot/Flying J's and never have seen potable water at the RV islands. We only use the water there to flush the black tank and sewer hoses. Whenever we are on the road, we add an inline water filter to any water supply just to be safe. We are also leaving for Florida in March and live in Northeastern Pa. I will wait for a nice day, "dewinterize", add some fresh water and turn up the heat. That way if there any problems, we will know about it before we leave. Also, we don't put any food such as canned goods or even bottles of ketchup or mustard in until the heat is on. It has been so cold here that I worry about that stuff freezing. Good luck and safe travels,

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Old 02-06-2014, 08:10 PM   #5
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I was hoping that Pilot/Flying J would have potable water. It has been real cold in NY too but will also keep an eye on the weather, Thanks for the reply and safe travels to you also !!
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Old 02-07-2014, 10:25 PM   #6
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You could always stop at a grocery store and buy a few gallons to dump in the tank.
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Old 02-08-2014, 10:05 AM   #7
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what about rest areas, most of them have water fountains and I am assuming water spigots. If you brought hose with I am assuming they would allow you to get water but I have never tried. Seems like Flying J's are RV Friendly as well and I would assume they would let you get potable water from them if you had a hose. In either case I would use a in line water filter, I use them all the time anyway.
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Most of the flying j's I've been to do not seem to have potable water.
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What about a Cracker Barrel, not sure if how many are on the way but I would bet if you stopped for a meal and asked the manager they would let you get some water....
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Many city water treatment plants will let you fill up for a couple of bucks...
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