As a former state park employee for 27 years and the accompanying restrooms to clean, lift stations to work on, and sewer plants to run, I guess I have a stronger constitution for such things and have gotten the dumping on my little 22’ 5th wheel down to near painless. Worst story ever: new rv owner and park volunteer who was staying for 3 months summoned us to his site because his rv shower drain was backing up. Arriving at the site he related that he left both his drains open when he parked it, so he wouldn’t have to monitor the tank levels...it would just drain as things left the trailer, right? Well.....the fluid drains and the solids are left behind at that flow rate, so he learned that fully a half of the drain hose was compacted with....”sludge”.....I handed him a 5’ length of stiff wire and told him that would unplug it....or he could carefully try to load up the hose and transport it to the sewer plant. He managed to keep both ends up and sealed off with ziplock bags and bailing wire and got it safely to the treatment plant....lesson learned!
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