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Re: Drinking water tank water.
Originally Posted by northoceanbeach
It has a hand pump sink and probably would take hours to pump it all empty.
My Catalina 25 had a hand pump and it took about 10-15 minutes to hand pump the 20 gallon tank dry.
I took that tank home, added an inspection plate, carefully cleaned it, and replaced all lines. We drank the water from it with no concerns.
I didn't take my Pearson apart to remove the water tank, I just cleaned the system and drink the water and it's also been fine.
I hate bottled water, what a waste of storage space (the dead space between bottles wastes a lot) and resources.
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