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Old 03-13-2022, 07:48 AM   #1
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Cold snap here in north Alabama, frozen water hose. Using tank water currently. Pressure is way better. Am I late to the party on this, or is it more common to use the tank versus water connection?
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Old 03-13-2022, 07:59 AM   #2
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I always fill my fresh water tank during setup at a site so if something happens to the park water supply we still have water. I've never used it as an alternative to a city water connection. I regulate my city water input to 50 psi which is very close to what my pump puts out which I believe is 55 psi so I don't see much of a difference between the two pressure wise.

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Old 03-13-2022, 08:16 AM   #3
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If temps are forecast to hit freezing or below, it's always best to disconnect hose, both from rig and water source.
Experienced a freeze one nite that came unexpectedly...wasn't forcast to get below around 40.
Hit 30 and hose froze, but worse, the water inlet that hose connected to on rig...when water froze, the fitting cracked, basically making it impossible to use water connection.
Luckly I carried a spare and was able to repair later that morning...3 screws and a hose clamp.
Lesson learned...freeze....disconnect water hose !!!
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Old 03-13-2022, 09:55 AM   #4
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I agree with above. I make sure I always have min 1/4 tank of water. Disconnect hose if I might freeze overnight. Many parks will tell you to disconnect when freezing so their plumbing does not get damaged.
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