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post #18 of Old 02-07-2013
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Re: Location of water tank breather pipe

I agree with MedSailor: he doesn't understand the contamination issue. Unless you don't care about bilge fumes affecting your drinking water, I wouldn't extend the vent hose to the bilge. BTW, as you drain your tank, you may be creating a partial vacuum in the vent line, then what do you think might happen (presumably the loop itself isn't vented)?
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