From the bloggers at Do It Yourself RV.
RV dump station etiquette doesn’t come naturally to newbie RVers. Unless you’re a sanitation engineer at the local sewer treatment plant, getting comfortable around bodily waste and sewer water is an acquired habit.
One way to accelerate the process is to learn how to get in and get out of RV dump stations as quickly and cleanly as possible.
These RV dump station etiquette tips make the job easier.
1. Maintain your gate valves
RV waste dump gate valves keep your holding tank waste safely sealed until you can connect a hose and dump. But the more you use your RV, the more those gate valves seals will wear out and allow waste water to drip through.
You’ll know this is happening when you uncap your RV sewer drain and nasty waste water escapes before you pull the handle that opens the valve.
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