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Ancillary Requirements. A sanitary dump station shall be provided with the following:
The licensee of a recreational vehicle park, a recreation camp, a combined park-camp or a temporary park-camp shall ensure that the park or camp meets the following dump station requirements:
RV Dump stations shall be provided in a ratio of one station for each one hundred park or camp sites. Where recreational vehicles or portable camping units with holding tanks are segregated in a combined park-camp, the number of dump stations required shall apply only to those segregated sites.
Each dump station shall have an available water supply for the flushing of dump station areas.
If connected to a potable water supply each dump station shall be constructed and operated so as to protect the water supply and all other water outlets within the park or camp from contamination due to backflow in accordance with the following requirements:
For dump stations with tower washing equipment a backflow prevention device is required. Backflow prevention devices shall meet the following requirements:
For dump stations equipped with a threaded faucet and hose, an reduced pressure principle backflow prevention assembly or equivalent device shall be installed prior to the threaded faucet.
All pressure vacuum breaker assembly devices and reduced pressure principle backflow prevention assemblies, or equivalent devices, shall be annually inspected and tested by a person certified by the department of commerce to make such inspections. The devices shall be labeled to show compliance with this requirement. Written verification of such inspections shall be maintained on file at the park or camp for review by the licensor.
Each dump station shall have a holding tank which is of water-tight design and capable of holding a minimum volume of one thousand gallons or shall be connected to a sewage collection system.
Each dump station shall be equipped with a concrete pad surrounding the drain. The concrete pad shall meet all of the following requirements:
Each dump station shall be designed to be easily accessible to the entrance and exit area of the park or camp and have safe, all weather access.
Each dump station shall be properly sealed to prevent nuisances.
Each dump station shall be posted with signs that are clearly and indelibly labeled stating instructions for use and that the water supply is to be used for flushing and cleaning purposes only, and that the water shall not be used for human consumption.
Each dump station shall be maintained in a clean and functional manner by the licensee.
Each dump station shall be located such that any water source or service outlet used for filling water tanks or other uses for human consumption is at least fifty feet away from the dump station facility. Under no circumstances shall the licensee permit a hose that is long enough to reach a water outlet that is used for human consumption to be connected to a water service outlet at a dump station. The licensee also shall not permit a hose that is long enough to reach the dump station area to be connected to a water service outlet that is used for human consumption.
Sani dump with rinse water - not drinkable water
Close up of sani dump drain, notice the slop towards the drain
Drinking water sign, the rinse water at a dump station is not for drinking, always get your potable water from a relable water source
Drinking Water, at this dump station site the rinse water is painted red and the potable water is painted blue
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