Originally Posted by SloopJonB
Since it's plastic tank & plastic fitting and it's water, not fuel (or holding
) I'd at least TRY gluing/sealing it in place first. Modern adhesives can be quite remarkable. A tank manufacturer should be able to tell you what will stick to it (3M 5200?)
What's the worst that can happen?
- You're back where you started.
You could poison yourself with the wrong kind of adhesive. That's one thing the OP (not to be confused with PO) said he was worried about.