Water Tanks

Submitted: Monday, Jul 07, 2003 at 20:32
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There is an interesting discussion on the Caravanners forum about whether to empty the water tanks when not in use. I usually open the valves on the final trip home just to remove unnecessary weight. However of more concern is the 25mm clear hose used to fill them. I was told by a caravanner he had a big problem with algae growth in these which is a bigbig nono. has anyone had a similar problem? I intend to paint these hoses with black body panel deadener when I get around to it. (it's on the ToDo list)
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Reply By: Noosa Fox - Monday, Jul 07, 2003 at 20:34

Monday, Jul 07, 2003 at 20:34
We haven't had any problems, with our water. So far we have been able to refill all tanks from town water supplies. I usually use a canister type filter in the line when filling away from our known good water supply. As for algie in the clear plastic pipes, I haven't had a problem there either. Because the pipes are underneath the van and don't get any direct sunlight, there shouldn't be much of a chance of algie growth. The best solution is to use the BT more often.
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