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-Be on the lookout for spigots, and watch for signs that the water may not be for human use. **Sourcing water from RV dump stations ​in inadvisable**;  the water itself is likely potable but dump stations are prone to sewage splashing and other misuse by uninformed RVers. This means the spigots are likely ​contaiminated+Be on the lookout for spigots, and watch for signs that the water may not be for human use.  
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 +**Sourcing water from RV dump stations ​is possible but requires care**;  the water itself is likely potable but dump stations are prone to sewage splashing and other misuse by uninformed RVers. This means the spigots are likely ​contaminated 
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 +  - Carry gloves to disconnect any connected hoses. ​  
 +  - Disinfect the spigot with bleachwater or similar 
 +  - fill (pressures can be very high) 
 +  - put things back the way you found them
  
 Public sources of water will often be threaded to allow the connection of [[https://​www.amazon.com/​Camco-50ft-TastePURE-Drinking-Water/​dp/​B003E1O9ZE/​ref=mp_s_a_1_3|a potable water hose]] (like a garden hose but white in color) which can reduce manually carrying water back to the van.  They can be found in the RV section of big box stores. ​ Public sources of water will often be threaded to allow the connection of [[https://​www.amazon.com/​Camco-50ft-TastePURE-Drinking-Water/​dp/​B003E1O9ZE/​ref=mp_s_a_1_3|a potable water hose]] (like a garden hose but white in color) which can reduce manually carrying water back to the van.  They can be found in the RV section of big box stores. ​
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