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Old 02-05-2015, 07:47 PM   #197
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I have been drinking from creeks, rivers and sometimes lakes for my entire life with no problem and have been in RVs for over 35 years, drinking from the tank, the whole family drinking from the tank, never a problem. Too many today are too clean, subject yourself to a little dirt and gain immunity, try it, you might like it. Or consider everything out to kill you and never develop the immunities you need.
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Old 02-05-2015, 08:03 PM   #198
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Yes, every RV that I have ever owned. Never a problem and I don't buy bottled tap water either $$$.
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Old 02-05-2015, 09:02 PM   #199
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We always drink and use the water from the tank and when it gets empty we fill it up again through our whole house filter.

There is also a filter on the ice maker and this coach has a separate faucet for drinking and I use it when making coffee.

I would not drink bottled water as you never know where that comes from or how long it has been in the bottle.

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Old 02-06-2015, 12:34 AM   #200
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How many years or decades has it taken to associate cause and effect in places like Love Canal? How many millions of dollars have been spent on testing and legal fees to connect the toxic dumping with contaminated ground water with abnormally high incidence of cancers?

Closer to home, Fort Lauderdale and other large cities will issue boil water warnings because bacteria was detected in one of the wells that supply the city. Are other cities and private well operators as meticulous in their testing?
I will still drink the water, I don't see folks in the forum dropping like flies from contamination at their local campground, nor do I see any 2 headed kids or grandkids running around the campgrounds either. You can drink bottle water if you like, your choice, I choose not to.
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Old 02-06-2015, 08:37 AM   #201
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I have been drinking from creeks, rivers and sometimes lakes for my entire life with no problem and have been in RVs for over 35 years, drinking from the tank, the whole family drinking from the tank, never a problem. Too many today are too clean, subject yourself to a little dirt and gain immunity, try it, you might like it. Or consider everything out to kill you and never develop the immunities you need.
My very wise Grandmother told me "you'll have to eat a pound of dirt before you die"....so may as well have it with your water, it will go down easier.
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Pour the bleach into the hose.

Connect hose to MH.

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Old 02-23-2015, 05:57 PM   #203
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I posted earlier that I don’t drink from my FW tank because it tastes like plastic that been sitting out in the sun. a few months ago I bought some Thetford 36662 Fresh Water Tank Sanitizer from Amazon and only put in the first part of the treatment and forgot about it because we usually hook up to city. This past weekend we went to our favorite fishing/camping spot and a water main burst so we had to fill up our tank. I wasn’t thinking when I took some pills that night and drank from the tank ( I’m a poet and I know it) and the water tasted fine. I was surprised that this stuff worked that well.
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This thread has gone on for more than 200 posts now. A similar question, "Does anyone actually sleep in their RV?" How about, "Does anyone actually cook in their RV?" Burning minds want to know!
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Old 02-23-2015, 06:09 PM   #205
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This thread has gone on for more than 200 posts now. A similar question, "Does anyone actually sleep in their RV?" How about, "Does anyone actually cook in their RV?" Burning minds want to know!
We used to sleep in our moho, but now we worry about the water tank leaking and we could drown, so we just use the moho to carry the tent we sleep in outside. And did you say cook in the RV?? Are you crazy?? Have you felt how hot the flames get on the stove?????

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We used to sleep in our moho, but now we worry about the water tank leaking and we could drown, so we just use the moho to carry the tent we sleep in outside. And did you say cook in the RV?? Are you crazy?? Have you felt how hot the flames get on the stove?????

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That got me laughing, Firebug... :-)
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We drink whatever's available, if there's a hookup we use it, if not it's water from the tank. Dogs, however, get double filtered UV treated RO water from glass lined storage carboys.....

Just kidding about dogs.....
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The only reason we do not drink from the tank, or city feed is because the DW had her liver transplanted 2 years ago. But I drink from the tank.
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This thread has gone on for more than 200 posts now. A similar question, "Does anyone actually sleep in their RV?" How about, "Does anyone actually cook in their RV?" Burning minds want to know!
I pass a lot of gas in the Moho
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