Boondocking Water and Sewage

How Much Water Do I Need for Boondocking?

Our rule of thumb is 1-gallon for drinking per person, per day, and one more gallon per day for cooking, washing, and brushing teeth. How...

How Much Bleach to Sanitize an RV Water Tank?

How much bleach to sanitize an RV water tank varies from one cup per 40 gallons of water tank capacity to one cup per 60...

How to Sanitize an RV Fresh Water Tank

Sanitizing an RV fresh water tank is pretty easy to do, you just need some common household bleach, a lot of water, and a garden...

Is It Legal to Dump Composting Toilet Waste on the Ground?

No. It is not legal. Composted toilet waste is technically not “compost” simply because it takes at least 120 days or more to completely compost...

Can I Dump Grey Water Anywhere?

The short answer is, “No” you cannot dump grey water anywhere. However, there are places where it is legal to dump grey water the ground,...

Flushing the Toilet with Shower Water

A typical RV toilet will draw water from the fresh water tank to flush contents down. While this seems innocuous for most RVers, the hardcore...

How to Take a Shower when Boondocking

You take a shower just like you would when camped at an RV Park with full hookups. Taking a shower while boondocking doesn’t have to...

How Can I Make Water Safer To Drink?

RV boondockers are always concerned about getting clean drinking water into their holding tanks. Learn how you can make water safer to drink… How to...

Using Water Purifying Tablets for RV Use

Water purifying tablets are typically used by hikers who want to fill their canteens and bottles from a clear, running stream. These tablets will kill...

Does an RV Water Filter Make Water Safe to Drink?

The only RV water filter that will make your water completely safe to drink is a “reverse osmosis water system”, and there are actually RO...

How Do I Know if RV Dump Station Water is Potable?

An RV Dump Station with Two Faucets If an RV dump station has two water faucets, one will be for drinking, the other will be...

How to Find an RV Dump Station with Potable Water

Finding an RV dump station with potable water is getting harder to do because of water rationing policies and increased liability risks. How to Find...

Can I Still Flush the Toilet When Boondocking?

Yes, can flush the toilet when boondocking. Many boondockers do after every use. How often you flush the toilet is based on your personal preference...

Can I Still Shower Everyday When Boondocking?

Technically, you still can shower everyday. However, most full time boondockers don’t. Boondockers generally shower anywhere from 3-4 times a week, to just once a...

Can I Dump my Gray Water on the Ground?

Dumping your gray water, or emptying your gray tank, is generally only permitted on BLM managed lands, but may still be illegal by state law....