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Old 09-20-2015, 06:18 AM   #61
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I agree grey water is gross
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Old 09-20-2015, 11:07 AM   #62
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Why dump gray when black is full??
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Old 09-20-2015, 02:14 PM   #63
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Why dump gray when black is full?
We don't know that previous camper's situation, but one possibility is that they were using the campground washrooms and so had nothing in the black tank, and were too lazy to go to the dump site to dump the gray waste properly.
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Old 09-20-2015, 02:39 PM   #64
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New biggest irritant for us. Just arrived at Rocky mt national park, person that just left our site dumped his gray tanks all over the gravel. Gray stinks too.
Unless this camper had a trailer with the grey water dump tube on the passenger side, wouldn't the stinking grey water be on the far side of your trailer?

There have been a number of discussions about the dumping of grey water on this site. Many campers scrape their dishes then wash them outside and dump the dish water into the woods. Many campers use their outside shower to...shower. Often, an over night beer can's or wine glass's contents are thrown to the bushes. Tent campers may pee on a tree in the middle of the night. I'm sure we've all seen it all. Is there any difference? If the smell is bad a wash basin with soapy water will usually kill any odor. During drought season, often grey water is reused to supply plants with water. It may even be encouraged.
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Old 09-20-2015, 02:44 PM   #65
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New biggest irritant for us. Just arrived at Rocky mt national park, person that just left our site dumped his gray tanks all over the gravel. Gray stinks too.
20-25 gallons of gray water just dumped in the middle of a site is disgusting. That's far different than running it off into the bushes or digging a hole and dumping/covering it up there.

I don't think the gravel needed to be "watered."
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Old 09-20-2015, 02:47 PM   #66
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I'm trying to figure how 25 gallons of water got to the middle of a camp ground site if the exit tube is on the usual side.
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Old 09-20-2015, 02:51 PM   #67
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I'm trying to figure how 25 gallons of water got to the middle of a camp ground site if the exit tube is on the usual side.
The combination of gravity and an unfortunate slope comes to mind...
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Old 09-20-2015, 02:52 PM   #68
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I'm trying to figure how 25 gallons of water got to the middle of a camp ground site if the exit tube is on the usual side.
Water runs downhill. I've yet to stay in a completely level site. Often have to put chocks on the door side...
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Old 09-20-2015, 02:53 PM   #69
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Twenty gallons of gray water all at one time all in one spot is a little different than a dish pan of water, I would opine. And gray water systems that recycle require being drained into a mulch environment just to contain bacterial growth. And as a former tent camper who has sought relief against a tree many times, I can attest that too many times against that same tree can create a smelly environment.
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Old 09-20-2015, 02:54 PM   #70
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Well then, this son-of-a-gun should be hanged!
and so should all the other camp ground irritants.
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