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« on: September 20, 2010, 07:08:25 AM »

Is it legal to dump grey water on top of the ground? Possibly connect to a pump / garden hose and water the grass. When on the road, is it OK in some palces and not OK in other places? Kenny
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« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2010, 07:41:13 AM »

Some places it is legal here in the desert the golf course close to the house uses gray water to water the course big signs on every green "DO NOT LICK YOUR BALLS" 


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« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2010, 07:53:56 AM »

Some places it is legal here in the desert the golf course close to the house uses gray water to water the course big signs on every green "DO NOT LICK YOUR BALLS"  
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Oh shoot Clifford, that hurt! As I was spitting my coffee everywhere I turned my chair over laughing so hard my sides hurt! ( I was literally ROFLMAO! Wink )
Now I gotta go get a damp rag and wipe off the monitor and every thing else I soaked with coffee!
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« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2010, 08:03:08 AM »

On the left side I have the normal dump valves.  On the right side in front of the rear tires I have another dump with slide valve that dumps onto the ground (no hose hookup).  If I'm by a street drain, or a dirt lot, can dump the gray water.  Very handy.  This is the main reason for having a two tank system.  My 45 gal black tank goes close to two weeks before we have to dump it.  Not so with the gray tank.  Good Luck, TomC
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« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2010, 08:06:34 AM »

Man Clifford, Mom thought I lost it when I spit my coffee over the balcony lol, No towel for me though, Boo is lapping it up right now. Always made me wonder why they sold so much chap stick at the G courses!  Grin Grin

 Same thing happened yesterday, when we pulled up and saw that Beautiful Blue Eagle for sale on the way to Zion Park Wink
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« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2010, 06:22:16 PM »

Don't dump anything in a Forest Service CG. You could get cited, FWIW
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« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2010, 06:33:40 PM »

I intend to put both the stinky slinky type valve and a regular valve onthr new gray tank.  That way we can get rid if it anywhere.  I know in the state parks and fed parks they will get a little ticked at you fir dumping anything.
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« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2010, 06:40:33 PM »

Golly Clifford, I almost lost it!  Tongue

We have one tank, and have a diverter for all gray to dump on the ground. I haven't used it because we haven't had the opportunity. I do know it works though! Wink
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« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2010, 07:58:42 PM »

Some places it is legal here in the desert the golf course close to the house uses gray water to water the course big signs on every green "DO NOT LICK YOUR BALLS"  


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Clifford i live on the third green, my lot runs right to the concrete cart path so next time i see a golfer wiping his tongue and i am cutting grass I'm blaming the crooked lines on you. Grin Grin Plus diet coke is hard to get off the key board Tongue
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« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2010, 08:54:42 PM »

There are quite a few golf courses that use reclaimed, (treated) water from sewage treatment plants. Of course they have to be near a treatment plant to be able to do this. Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2010, 10:15:34 PM »

Actually, I think all of the golf courses in the Palm Springs area use recycled water, but that does not mean you can dump untreated gray water.  I know that some dry campgrounds allow it, but you probably should ask first.  Lots of people try to use some gray water, like from the washing machine to drain onto their lawns or gardens, but it is most likely illegal in coded areas.
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« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2010, 02:27:08 AM »

Some places it is legal here in the desert the golf course close to the house uses gray water to water the course big signs on every green "DO NOT LICK YOUR BALLS" 


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Are you kidding me?  You are kidding me, right?  I am scratching parts of myself that I have not seen in at least five years, but licking them, well, you are kidding me, aren't you?

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« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2010, 09:32:53 AM »

We installed a diverter valve for our shower. Since the shower is the largest producer of grey water, diverting it almost triples our TBD (time between dumps).  We stay quite a bit at friends and fellow busnuts places and most allow us to dump our shower water. We alway ask first.  Jack
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« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2010, 10:15:47 AM »

So could one legally pull into a rest area and simply water the grass or being parked over a street storm drain simply drop a hose and let it go? How does one know when and where it is legal to do this? Or does one just be decrete about it? Kenny
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« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2010, 10:24:24 AM »

Some rest areas have rv dumps, use those. Some cities and towns are very strict about what goes into storm drains, could be big fines if caught! If in doubt don't do it, better yet just find an rv dump somewhere and never have to worry about it.
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