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Re: How big a holding tank vs. camping
"I have no problem with peeing over the side in open water, but it is technically a violation of discharge laws and there have been people cited, if witnessed doing so. "
Runs contrary to everything I've ever read. You are not allowed to discharge waste from any equipment on the boat, or any part of the boat, but AFAIK
an animal, human or otherwise, is still allowed to pollute the waters directly
Pee in a cup and dump it, that's a violation. Pee without the cup, no violation of sanitary or pollution or dumping laws. Local laws about public urination or indecent exposure, are a whole other issue. Hillary Clinton might have to wear a burqah to avoid that. (VBG)
I have often heard this but have a hard time believing it. They could get you for urinating in public (a misdemeanor in many locals) or indecent exposure.