- Tanks grow disease00:00:00 - 00:00:12
Like a stagnant summer pond grows algae and hatches mosquitos, the stale, wet confines of a freshwater tank can be a breeding ground for bacteria, protozoa, algae and mould. When you take your RV out of storage, or before you put it in storage, you may want to take the time to sanitize your tank.
‘Sanitize’ is a term that is now commonly used every day as killing viruses and bacteria is more important than ever. While winterizing and de-winterizing are other familiar terms among experienced RVers, sanitizing the freshwater tank often is overlooked.
By not having clean drinking water, the chances of illness increase. Many enthusiasts use inline water filters and while they’ll remove sediment, chlorine, and some heavy metals, they often won’t prevent microorganisms from getting in. Seriou