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Dee James

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PostSubject: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyMon Oct 23, 2017 9:27 am

Hi all,

camping question, what do you use to store/get rid of your waste water from the sink?
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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyMon Oct 23, 2017 10:13 am

Pour it on the floor!

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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyMon Oct 23, 2017 10:18 am

@absquatulation wrote:
Pour it on the floor!

I thought that but my wife insists you can't just do that and there must be some kind of container to collect it all . . .


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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyMon Oct 23, 2017 10:29 am

There’s a small pipe under the van where the waste water from the sink comes out. You could put a bowl under it and then pour it into a drain.
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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyMon Oct 23, 2017 11:14 am

You can get ones for a caravan, but probably too big and expensive for what you want.

An alternative from Demon Tweeks, (and other outlets) is something like this, which would fit underneath and is cheaper.

Once full, just take it to a disposal point.

https://www.demon-tweeks.co.uk/motorsport/workshop-equipment/demon-tweeks-oil-drain-pan-storage-container
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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyMon Oct 23, 2017 1:44 pm

I just use a collapsible bucket (available from most camping shops) and put it underneath the waste pipe. The bucket fits in the buddy seat box behind the porta potti. Many camping grounds do not allow grey water just draining under the van.
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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyTue Oct 24, 2017 12:11 pm

We bought a waste jerry can from go outdoors. http://www.gooutdoors.co.uk/grove-waste-tank-23l-p278785

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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyTue Oct 24, 2017 2:07 pm

I use paper plates!
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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyTue Oct 24, 2017 2:34 pm

thanks all, much appreciated
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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyWed Oct 25, 2017 2:52 pm

@bobbo12 wrote:
I just use a collapsible bucket (available from most camping shops) and put it underneath the waste pipe. The bucket fits in the buddy seat box behind the porta potti. Many camping grounds do not allow grey water just draining under the van.

But they only complain if they catch you doing it. therefore don't let them catch you doing it.

Remember it's only wrong if you get caught, and remorse is only there because you got caught! Dizzylizard might have come across this before?

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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyThu Oct 26, 2017 5:33 pm

Don't remember the last time we actually used the sink, I've even taken the water carrier out of the cupboard no put extra, removable shelves for storage. We use on site facilities if at a posh campsite, or wash up in a bucket outside the van, as most sites we use are very, very basic.
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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyThu Oct 26, 2017 6:33 pm

We use the sink for late night teeth brushing and that’s about it.
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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyThu Oct 26, 2017 8:06 pm

We have never used ours.

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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyThu Oct 26, 2017 8:11 pm

@harryhornet wrote:
We use the sink for late night teeth brushing and that’s about it.

Ditto.

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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyFri Oct 27, 2017 9:01 am

Sink mostly used for washing up coffee mugs etc.

So typically not much water goes down the sink!

Doo remember to un-clip the cover on the outside - and put it back before driving off Wink

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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyFri Oct 27, 2017 9:38 am

good point Scooby, currently i have absolutely no idea if it's clipped or unclipped . . .

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PostSubject: Re: what do you do with your waste water?   water - what do you do with your waste water? EmptyFri Oct 27, 2017 9:40 am

@Scooby wrote:

Doo remember to un-clip the cover on the outside - and put it back before driving off Wink

Always leave the outside cover open to 'air' the system. Wink

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