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Old 08-19-2014, 05:51 PM   #29
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If you're in an area with septic, why make the trip to the shower? Walk around behind the trailer and do what comes naturally. You'll be doing your part to keep Colorado green.

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Old 08-19-2014, 05:55 PM   #30
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this is the best thread evah

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Old 08-19-2014, 09:02 PM   #31
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To pee or not to pee: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the bladder to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous pain,
Or to take aim against a shower drain.
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Old 08-19-2014, 09:15 PM   #32
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Unless you have a special medical problem, urine is a sterile fluid and will present no issue in the ground. Legally, this may be another conflict, as laws do not always follow sensible thinking. I would suggest, the water and soap from washing other body areas will be far more germ laden than urine.

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Old 08-19-2014, 09:29 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by No. 13 View Post
To pee or not to pee: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the bladder to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous pain,
Or to take aim against a shower drain.

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Old 08-19-2014, 09:42 PM   #34
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Taking aim...

Originally Posted by No. 13 View Post
To pee or not to pee: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the bladder to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous pain,
Or to take aim against a shower drain.
Yes, 'tis nobler to take aim at a shower drain than a drone!
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Old 08-19-2014, 09:49 PM   #35
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This a little off this thread but any one that has been to any of countries like Germany, France , Italy etc. you will find that they are not as prudish as Americans about body function, They have more of attitude like boys in rural America about urinating . Nuff said about this.
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Old 08-20-2014, 01:00 AM   #36
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Funniest thread in a wile. Love the responses. As we all know fresh urine is sterile and has astringent properties. It has been used as mouth wash by the Romans and as a tooth whitener and facial wash and cure for athletes foot. A little diluted urine won't hurt anything or anyone. Just do it!
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Old 08-20-2014, 05:00 AM   #37
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This is a Haiku that I wrote a long time back, but thought might be a little to colorful for the Haiku Contest thread. But after reading this thread, heck I'm just going to let it fly.

My neighbors don't care
if I pee on their bushes
I love good neighbors

Ahh!! there now I feel better.
But seriously why not just do it in a bucket with a lid on it and then take that to the house for proper disposal. That way there is no splashing in the shower.
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Old 08-20-2014, 05:31 AM   #38
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Maybe I missed something here or I am just clueless and can't read properly but if your trailer is parked in your yard.....
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My trailer is parked in my backyard full-time.
And assuming you have a house [or structure you call home since you have a basement] with a working septic/sewer system...
Originally Posted by JoePaCO View Post
I have a toilet in my basement I use for solid waste.
Then why is there a need to use your trailer's shower system to relieve yourself? Why not just use the toilet or shower in the house? This whole thing might make a bit more sense to me if that gets answered.
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Old 08-20-2014, 05:47 AM   #39
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Most places you are in violation of environmental laws already. Doesn't bother me at all, but I wouldn't let my neighbors know. Do gooders are everywhere! Jim
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Old 08-20-2014, 06:29 AM   #40
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I sure I am missing something here but I will chime in. I do not see any reason to pee in the shower. It sounds like there is no toilet or black tank for you to use. Assume you have a toilet and black tank why NOT use them?? I have my AS here on my property a short distance from my house. I have a Flo Jet Pump which attaches to the sewer outlet and it can drain into a house toilet or sewer or septic tank. Camping World $250. This eliminates the situation you have and its doing it the right way.
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Old 08-20-2014, 01:47 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Thalweg View Post
......... This may not be legal however; there are some absolutely ridiculous water regulations in the Denver Metro area.
Based on the pic there is something on the other side of the fence. Based on your profile you may be living in an urban setting.

Setting aside the viability of what you have done and whether it works or not.

It really becomes an issue when some one else contacts the regulatory agency. (Like the neighbor that came over to see how the restoration process is going on your trailer) Barney Fife shows up with a clip board and a cell phone that takes pics and you end up defending your self from several claims;

Improper waste disposal - no matter what comes out the pipe
Creating a waste disposal system with out a permit
Creating a permanent living facility with out a permit
And may be a few others

As pointed out above, if you are out in the county or hills/desert/ remote area no one is going to care. Change that to a populated urban setting and it doesn't matter if the substance is inert or toxic. That fact that you did it shows intent and Barney may be pi$$ed. (pun intended)

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I have a "neighbor" who could not justify the cost of a septic tank on an out building so he came up with a novel idea. He could afford a rental on a ditch-witch at $45 per day for one day and the cost of the leaching pipe from Home Depot used for french drains - the ones made of black corrigated pipe and wrapped in styrofoam peanuts with cloth mesh. He ran a trench down slope and made the trench slope away from the structure for 200 feet and laid the pipe in that - calculations on volume were in the 100's of gallons per filling. Sandy soil and the rock placed around the pipe insured leaching of the "material". Total costs was under $250. Has worked for "him" for over 7 years. There's a nice long strip of very green grass on that side of "his" lawn.

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