RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > iRV2.com General Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  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 09-27-2020, 10:40 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
dons2346's Avatar
 
Country Coach Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 6,177
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
__________________
Don
2002 Country Coach Intrigue
dons2346 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 09-27-2020, 10:51 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
bdpreece's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Yuma Arizona USA
Posts: 2,906
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.
__________________
Brian, Loretta & Daisy (Golden Retriever)
2008 HR Endeavor 40 PDQ , ISL 400
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Toad
bdpreece is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2020, 11:03 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 13,393
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
__________________
Is it time for YOUR Medication or Mine?
Dodge 3500 w/Tractor Motor & NUWA 5vr
US NAVY---USS Decatur DDG-31
Old-Biscuit is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2020, 12:17 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 3,419
Quote:
Originally Posted by Old-Biscuit View Post
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.
__________________
2001 Mountain Aire DP 4095 & 2008 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
DISH TV for RVs
America - Where We Make Stupid a Science!
TechWriter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2020, 12:46 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Posts: 2,865
You know the water is hard when the restaurant server brings a pitcher and asks "one lump or two?"
__________________
2005 Four Winds Majestic 23A
“To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.” - Dr Suess
Solo_RV_Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2020, 06:33 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
dons2346's Avatar
 
Country Coach Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 6,177
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
__________________
Don
2002 Country Coach Intrigue
dons2346 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2020, 07:55 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 635
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.
bucks2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2020, 05:56 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 727
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.
__________________
2018 Road Warrior 427
2017 Ram 3500 w/Aisin w/ 4:10 rearend
2016 E-Z-Go Golf Cart 2 Dachshunds DJ (Rainbow Bridge 9-12-2019) & Joey
hamm2018 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Get rid of hard water with the On The Go Portable Water Softener RVupgrades.com Vendor Spotlight (Deals, Announcements & More) 4 09-15-2019 07:13 AM
Water Softerner advice for VERY hard water JennaKrist Full-Timers 8 05-17-2019 07:37 PM
Water at burner tube and random hard starts water heater. mdsjohna Travel Trailer Discussion 6 08-15-2018 09:50 PM
Best Water Filtration System for Hard Water DrivinMyHome iRV2.com General Discussion 7 03-26-2012 12:12 PM
Yuma Kennel Club show Wicked Whippets RV'ing with Pets 14 08-09-2009 11:34 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.