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Old 04-17-2014, 06:14 PM   #1
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Compact jr gray water

Getting ready to make my first trip (about a week long) in my Cjr. The sink just drains out the side to a garden hose fitting. What is an acceptable (legal) way to trap the sink water for disposal without adding any more plumbing ??
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Old 04-17-2014, 06:41 PM   #2
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You get a 5 gallon container with a cap on it, put it on the ground and drain into that using a short length of hose. You then empty that container in an approved manner, whatever that is.....
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:05 PM   #3
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You mean like a 5 gal paint can from Home Depot with a full lid and a small screw top? Just drain sink-water into the screw-top hole and empty it ( properly) as necessary?? Sounds simple enuff.
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:22 PM   #4
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Besides being too heavy for these old folks a regular 5 gallon container won't fit under our drain. Not enough clearance. We have a vegetable oil bottle we picked up at a restaurant that fits. Even that is a bit heavy. what we use most often is a large detergent bottle. Our water needs are small. Haven't felt the need to buy larger tanks with wheels, etc.

Anyway, measure your clearance, water doesn't run uphill too easily.

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Easy Peasy, .
For a lower fitting, try a 5 gallon Coleman collapsible water container, it's much lower and has an easy carry handle on it.

My Hunter Drain outlet is 37" off the ground
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Old 05-15-2014, 01:01 PM   #6
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My sister uses a big blue polyethylene container which has its own wheels (they call them "rolling thunder" ). It lies on the ground below the trailer, and she has a 3-foot hose that goes from the drain to the container.

Like this:

http://www.title-3.com/images/GrayWater.jpg
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Old 05-15-2014, 01:33 PM   #7
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I just bought two (new) of these for $10 each at a swap meet. I will use one for fresh, the other for gray water (well marked of course). A little pricy new, but I like them a lot better than those flat tanks.
http://overstockbox.net/Reliance-Pro...w-B001QC78GK-4


BTW: Mine are marked "Made in Canada" not China.....
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My dad has a collapsible "bladder" that's about 3 gals for holding grey water when he's in a campground. It doesn't take up much room while empty and it's super light weight.
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