RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-28-2015, 08:05 AM   #29
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 1
Gocoffeer, I'm wondering about the results of your tests, if you used commercial test kits, not sent to a lab. I realize how old this is but it is just as good a thread as any to ask: what test kits, by name, if any are people using to test for all bacterias? e coli? cholorsporidium? etc? I have searched off and on for three months but the majority of threads area about the chlorox sanitization method. Very few mention the Thetford washer/sanitizer product. None that I have found so far have mentioned any of the PurTest (product#5UZ79) or ProLab (Model TW120) tests for examples.

LfwrCole is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-28-2015, 08:45 AM   #30
Senior Member
Steve Ownby's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Cosby, Tn
Posts: 6,564
How long will water stay useful in the holding tank

Originally Posted by ctcamper View Post
I have used water in the tank for drinking for up to a month. Starting with city water which probably has enough clorine and adding to it as needed. I do sanatize the system after it's been sitting a couple of months before going out.
When I go hiking I bring small dropper bottles with clorine in them for sanitizing water I think is questionable.
They shoud have UV systems for RV's

Here you go:


I'm thinking about adding this to my current 2 filter system.

Steve Ownby
Full time since '07

I just noticed how old this post is. Oh well, still good info.

Steve Ownby
Full time since 2007
2003 Monaco Signature
Steve Ownby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2015, 12:07 PM   #31
Senior Member
gasser 38's Avatar
Damon Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 377
Originally Posted by Gocoffeer View Post
I have been doing a Google search of the topic and have read threads on about 9 RVers sites and there was no clear answer to similar questions. It put a smile on my face. I guess if I fill me tank now and wait until my trip 16 days from now I can check the water with my pool kit and report. If the PH or chemistry changes I can at least have a best fit answer.

Craig Gosselin
1996 Bounder 34H
unless your pool kit tests for bacteria it wont help much

gasser 38 is offline   Reply With Quote

tank, water

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:12 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.