|Above, emptying The Beast's holding tanks at Malibu |
Creek State Park's dump station. Photo by Armand Vaquer.
Have you followed someone into a dump station to empty out your RV's holding tanks only to find that person ahead of you is a slob and left a mess without bothering to clean it up or he decided to flush out his tanks after emptying them, keeping you and the people behind you waiting?
Fortunately, neither has happened to me yet, but there will come a time that someone will not practice proper dump station etiquette will be just ahead.
|Above, The Beast at the Malibu Creek State Park dump station. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
To help the moron or the newbie, Do It Yourself RV has posted and article of five rules of dump station etiquette.
It begins with:
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 out of RV dump stations as quickly and cleanly as possible.
To read more, go here.