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Old 06-16-2013
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Re: Drinking water tank water.

We drink it all the time but....

*I shock and physically clean the tanks each spring
*The tanks NEVER see antifreeze
*Plumbing is new
*We have a whole house 3M style cartridge filter for taste, odor, cysts etc..
*We change the main filter 3-4x per season
*I turn the water in the tanks at least bi-weekly
*Add a cap full of bleach with each fill
*Use a Brita tap mounted filter at the faucet on top of the other filter..


Drinking a glass right now and it tastes great..... We've been drinking on-board water like this for about 16 years.... Sorry I could never let my tanks get dirty enough that I would not drink from them... That is Ewwwwwww..
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Last edited by Maine Sail; 06-16-2013 at 09:21 PM.
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