black water tank in canadian winter

by rick starling
(calgary, canada)

I would appreciate any tips on keeping toilet facilities usable in Canadian winters. I haven't been able to work that one out.

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Oct 12, 2016
Keeping toilets useable in winter
by: Jim

Keep a good amount of antifreeze in the holding tank

Dec 30, 2014
Heat strips
by: Susan & Peter

You could use heat strips that are used to wrap pipes in crawl spaces, but that presumes you have AC power, either plugged in to "shore power" (as we boaty people say), or run a generator most of the time.

Dec 30, 2014
No easy solution
by: Marianne

Unless you have heated tanks and a way to keep your pipes from freezing, I don't know of any easy solution. Most RVs aren't built to withstand Canadian winters. Perhaps other readers may have advice?

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