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The onboard holding tank 33 31.43%
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Old 05-01-2015, 07:05 PM   #21
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If you know all the camp grounds you'll stay at and where they get their water is from great, don't sweat it. We go all over the place and don't always stay in state parks, so we cannot be sure that the quaint little camp ground we are in has a good well with properly maintained equipment. So better safe than a ruined trip.
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Old 05-01-2015, 07:29 PM   #22
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Over 40 years now drinking from the tap and I still have hair on my chest and head. I still have a fire in the furnace too with no help.
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Old 05-01-2015, 07:41 PM   #23
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We sanitize TT water system once a year in the spring as part of dewinterising. We mostly stay in state parks, so consider the water safe.

Will get a Walmart filter for outside connection if we do extensive travel.
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Old 05-01-2015, 07:41 PM   #24
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We use water out of the cg tap. We do have a filter on it. Oh... And btw... When I was a little boy I drank water straight from the hose
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Old 05-01-2015, 07:58 PM   #25
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We use bottled water for drinking. Cooking we use campgroung water. I do not know if campgroung water is tested like city water is.

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Old 05-01-2015, 09:03 PM   #26
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Having had a potable water license before retirement, might still be valid for another year, I must say that any water supply supplied to the public must meet certain standards. Water from different areas might have an off taste, but that's the way it goes, at least it will not poison you. Bottled water has no controls over it. You could be drinking anything in it, but they wouldn't stay in business if they supply bad water. BUT they are not regulated like public water supplies.
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Old 05-01-2015, 10:04 PM   #27
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We use bottled water by the gallon for coffee and drinking. CG water for everything else. Issue isn't safety of CG water but inconsistent taste and smell from one site to the next.
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Old 05-01-2015, 11:30 PM   #28
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For drinking water I use a Berkey Royal water filter. You can take a pail of water from a mud puddle and turn it into pure drinking water. I had some creek water tested and it showed up perfect with only a slightly higher (but still safe) level of zinc. Which is not to say I live on creek water. I still try to get water from a spigot, but have that option. The water from my fresh water tank is only for showers and washing dishes...Berkey water for rinsing.
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Old 05-02-2015, 09:24 AM   #29
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I sanitize my FW system twice a year, rinse it 3-5 times to remove the bleach taste & smell. I carry 2 5-gallon jugs of filtered water for travel flushing/washing/drinking. When I get to the campground, I fill the tanks, using a blue filter on the hose. Then, I use the campground water for everything.

That being said, at some state parks, I have noticed quite a bit of silt in the water or a "rusty well" taste, so I use my "travel water" for drinking, coffee, and for the dog.
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Old 05-02-2015, 09:41 AM   #30
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Over 40 years now drinking from the tap and I still have hair on my chest and head. I still have a fire in the furnace too with no help.
So you are saying that the water doesn't have anything to do with baldness...

Shoot, thought we had a solution there for a minute.

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