Tuesday, November 28, 2023


Keep your sewer hose sloping (or yuck!)

Experienced RVers know that there is a delicate art to hooking up a sewer hose. The hooking up isn’t so difficult, but if you aren’t able to maintain a gradual downgrade between RV and dump hole, effluent will build up in the lower parts of the hose and soon your campsite will be producing aromas that will likely not be appreciated by your spouse or your campground neighbors.

Screen Shot 2016-04-08 at 3.01.13 PMIn this technological age your inclination might be to look for an app that will automatically give you readouts on the angle of declination, slope attitude, and many other readings that enable you to plot the course and slope angle of your hose. However, there may be an easier way, a definitely non-technical solution for the technologically-challenged among us.

Looking like what may be the superstructure for an aquaduct or water slide, the gentle slope design of a sewer hose support system gives your hose proper, gradually declining elevation for complete drainage. It will curve around obstacles for unobstructed flow, and the deep bases provide secure hose support.

A durable molded hose support is easy to clean — just hose it off and let it dry. You can find these products at Camping World and Amazon.com.

Chuck Woodbury
Chuck Woodburyhttps://rvtravel.com
I'm the founder and publisher of RVtravel.com. I've been a writer and publisher for most of my adult life, and spent a total of at least a half-dozen years of that time traveling the USA and Canada in a motorhome.



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