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Old 04-16-2014, 03:24 PM   #15
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Old 04-16-2014, 03:33 PM   #16
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At a full hook-up site I don't hook up the sewer hose until I am ready to dump, generally just before leaving the site. If we stay awhile at the same site and get a full tank I will dump when full enough to get the 'WOOSH' working. If at a state park with out full hook-ups I get in line, just like everyone else...and also wonder why the guys in front are diddling around...as said elsewhere "Dump, quickly rinse your hose, stow & get out of the way!"

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Old 04-16-2014, 09:45 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by vsheetz View Post
Sounds like they were having sewer system capacity issues. For example, the dump station could have been on a differing septic tank and leach line.

That's kind of what I was thinking. In that area I'm sure it was all septic tank and drain field and dumping at the primary dump station would help prevent overload the smaller systems. Just a guess but I think maybe correct.
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Old 04-17-2014, 02:13 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by Tom222 View Post
Thanks that what I wanted to know.

Hit the quote button and then we know what you are referencing. Reading the above posting.... not sure what you wanted to know. Lots of folks here to help ........ please give more info.
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:44 PM   #19
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Several years ago at a campground (RV Park) in BC or Alberta we were told to empty the holding tanks at a dump station before connecting at the full hook up site. They specifically did not want us to dump full tanks at the site. I don't know the specific reason why.
I've seen some parks that require you to empty your tanks at the dump station before going to your site because they have strict regulations regarding formaldehyde in their septic system. Rather than relying on the RV owner knowing what kind of chemicals they use, or having people lie about what chemicals they use, they simply require you to enter with verified empty tanks.

We've even stayed at one park where they provided their own chemical, after you dumped.

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