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Old 09-27-2020, 10:40 AM   #1
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Yuma Hard Water

For those that winter in Yuma, what is your setup to deal with the hard water?

I know a lot of people buy 5 gallon jugs of filtered water but I don't want to deal with that to fil up a 100 gallon tank
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We bought an ON THE Go water softener. You can get the small portable one or what we bought was the park model size. I also think you can rent water softeners locally.
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Couple of those 'water kiosks' have hose to use to fill up fresh water tank
That is what we did....plus couple 3 gallon water bottles
That was enough for the week we were there.

We have an On-The-Go water softener but YUMA water is SO Hard to be effective I had to regen every 3 days.
Easier to fill fresh water tank at kiosks prior to going to CG
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Old 09-27-2020, 12:17 PM   #4
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Easier to fill fresh water tank at kiosks prior to going to CG
OP is going to be in Yuma all winter. I don't think one tank of water will last that long.

OP, there are several water softener services in Yuma, see if one will rent a unit for that time. I also have an On The Go, and it is not the way to go for AZ hard water.

I'm in Lake Havasu and ended up buying a residential water softener for my park model.
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You know the water is hard when the restaurant server brings a pitcher and asks "one lump or two?"
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Yup, I'm going to sit in Yuma for a couple of months before I head to Mexico so I don't want to unhook and drive to a water store for sure
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I bought this one (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1) for my MH several years ago. We stay for 6 months on our lot. The 16,000 grain unit lasts us about a month. Regen takes a few hours start to finish. I buy salt for the regen at Sams. The Morton box is exactly what is required for one regen cycle. I see the exact unit I have is unavailable, but it looks like other similar sized ones are.

We built a house last year so we'll be using the in house unit from now on.
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We were in Casa Grande this past February and March, the water there is hard. We have a 16,000 Grain water softener and had to regen it every 2 weeks out there.
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