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Old 01-23-2008, 07:57 PM   #1
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H2O heater w/o Holding Tank

I'm looking at a trailer that has no fresh water holding tank and no water heater. I'd like to add both over time. However, in the interim, is it possible to add and utilize a water heater w/o a fresh water holding tank (would obviously only use when connected to city water)?
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Yes, on-board and city water supplies are separated from each other. Our fresh water storage tank has a hole in it bigger than the one that sank the Titanic, but everything beyond that is watertight and works fine, including the water heater.
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My trailers PO had completely bypassed the onboard water system to hook up direct. I will be returning the on board system to service when the rest of the plumbing is complete. The holding tank is in place however. I did have an old mid fifties monster (not an AS though, an old heavily panneled rig with the curved aft end) which was plumbed with a standard commode and direct dump line. It was fairly stationary of course.

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Thanks guys for the quick response. I feel better now. Good luck with fixing the hole and the restoring of the plumbing system!
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