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Old 04-29-2013, 04:07 PM   #15
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Always do, we do have filters and a water softener.
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Old 04-29-2013, 04:14 PM   #16
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We only use the holding tank water to drink , if I've filled the tank ( after sanitizing ) at home and it's less that a week old.
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Yes, filter
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Old 04-29-2013, 04:23 PM   #18
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We generally use bottled water. However; we do have a filtered tap in the kitchen which we use for cooking. Also; whenever we come in from a trip some bleach goes into the tank until the next trip.
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Old 04-29-2013, 04:23 PM   #19
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Never use water in tank to drink. Gallon jugs of spring water for drinking and coffee. We use the tank water for showers only. It is not so much that sanitization is the issue, but rather, the smell and the taste of the water at some campgrounds that is the issue. Texas (sulpher) water is one that comes to mind.

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Old 04-29-2013, 05:30 PM   #20
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Sterilize tank every year, I drink it but wife does not.
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:45 PM   #21
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We've used the water in our tank all 4 years of full timing. No issues at all. I grew up drinking tap water and still do.
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:48 PM   #22
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I put it in ice cube trays and drink it all the time. Not an issue, I start each season by cleaning out tank with bleach and rinse thoroughly.
Same here. Do it right and you have nothing to worry about. Also, I don't use a filter when I'm at the house so that I let the purification that's in my city water keep the tank clean. No plastic bottles for me.
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I tend to mix mine with bourbon and have no problem. Actually, we use our water on board water tank and drink that water. Always filtered as we fill the tank. We once took on sulfur smelling water and didn't like that. Took a lot of rinsing to get it back to normal.
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Did carry water from home RO system. Now have small RO installed in the RV with water softner. Great coffee and ice cubes.
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:52 PM   #25
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Always with this softener and filter Portable water softener for your boat or RV that minimizes water spots, filters water, and reduces hard water stains caused by minerals in marine environments.
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yes all the time when we are dry camping just make sure the water is fresh Wayne Bighorn 3185 and 2012 F350 SD SRW
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I boondocked in tents and popups for 40 years. I'm spoiled now.
My FW tank is not fresh, but I only use it for the toidy while traveling.
Shore water is filtered thru a regular residential whole house filter with a charcoal element. Always good tasting water with no grit in it.
Easy-peasy!

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I agree with Wayne. We've been drinking from the tank for 10 years and never a problem. We do have a filter at the sink, and filter all water going into the tank, so double filtration.

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yes all the time when we are dry camping just make sure the water is fresh Wayne Bighorn 3185 and 2012 F350 SD SRW
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