A regular tank cleaning drinking water and sewage systems is mandatory for every camper – just so the entrained (fresh) water remains hygienic. Although this task sounds complicated, it should give you no worries. With a few simple measures you can avoid pollution and lack of water hygiene in the motorhome.
Keep large amounts of water in the water system for the motorhome to be fresh.
The water in the RV comes in various places for use. It is used for drinking and cooking water and is used for the cleaning of sanitary facilities. Through the use of different types of waste water is produced, which supports such as the fresh water in a tank. Accordingly, you have to deal with large amounts of water and this, or treat the tanks, in the right way. The problem is that contaminants are not usually visible. Moreover, tanks and water pipes are often difficult to access. The water hygiene covers the entire water system, ie tanks, pipes, pumps, boilers and fittings.
The possible types of pollution
In fresh water tank from the RV to sit easily from algae. Other risks for the fresh water can be caused by pathogens such as fungi, accumulations of germs, bacteria or viruses. With the inclusion of these pathogens in drinking water can cause serious health problems in addition to the deterioration of taste and want. The decoction of fresh water does not provide adequate alternative protection.
In contrast, waste water tank slime and lime scale for bad odors care and promote the emergence and spread of germs. Remains the water in winter in a caravan, it can at temperature drops causing frost damage in the water tank. With a thorough tank cleaning and some protective measures to avoid them hygiene problems in your motorhome.