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Old 12-18-2015, 02:38 PM   #1
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Sewer Solution Dump Kit

We recently purchased a 2016 22 ft Sport. We read that someone had purchased a Sewer Solution Dump Kit. What exactly is it, how does it work & where would one purchase it? Thank you

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Old 12-18-2015, 02:45 PM   #2
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Here is the Sewer Solution as offered on the Valterra website (Valterra is the present owner of Sewer Solution): SewerSolution® System, Boxed - |

Simply Google "Sewer Solution" and you will find a lot including YouTube videos. As for there being a "dump kit," that is not a description I know about.

There are a couple of threads on Air Forums about the Sewer Solution which you should find informative.


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Old 12-18-2015, 03:37 PM   #3
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It basically reduces waste size using water pressure to a size that can be expelled out through a 1" garden hose. A macerator, usually costing more accomplishes the same by using a 12v pump/grinder to expel waste.
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Old 12-18-2015, 03:55 PM   #4
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They are available thru Camping World, Amazon and pretty much most rv supply sources.
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Old 12-18-2015, 05:19 PM   #5
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I have one from 10 years ago and it is still working just fine. They will also push the waste up hill if your dump point is not nearby. It is not as fast as the stinky slinky, but does a good job.

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Old 12-18-2015, 05:23 PM   #6
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We have been using one on our 16' Bambi and it works well, especially with the dump valve being lower than many campground dump hookups. By being able to pump uphill it solves that problem and also lets us dump at home into our sewer cleanout.

The downside is that it is slow and uses lots of water, but it also cleans itself up and avoids the "stinky slinky" syndrome.
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Old 12-18-2015, 07:40 PM   #7
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We started out with the Sewer Solution (SS) but switched back to the standard sewer hose after awhile for the following reasons:

1. Not all dump sites have usable fresh water. Without that, the SS is basically useless.

2. Takes four to five times as long (or more) to dump with the SS compared to the standard dump hose. That may work at a full service campground where you have your own dedicated sewer hookup and can take your sweet time, but this is not appreciated at a common dump station when there are others waiting behind you.

3. The standard sewer dump hose fits nicely in the underbelly tube provided by Airstream. The SS required a separate tub for storage and, as is often the case, storage in our pickup is at a premium.

4. Since the SS slows down the dumping process, I was never convinced that we were really clearing out our black tank (even with the black tank flush,) if you know what I mean.

Consequently, after a six month trip with the SS, we now leave it at home in the garage and use a standard dump hose.

I know that there are some folk who are in love with their SS and would give up their first grandchild rather than part with it, so to those folks, my sincerest apologies.
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Old 12-18-2015, 07:43 PM   #8
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We have been using the Sewer Solution for almost ten years now, and we have been out in our Airstreams for 1,700 nights. We would never go back to a slinky.

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Old 12-18-2015, 10:31 PM   #9
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The slinky works better (as pointed out by Bob Martel above) at some dump stations. The Sewer Solution works better at full hookup sets because its simple and clean to use, and no one is waiting behind you to finish.

So you can easily carry both and have the best of all worlds. We have both but used the same Sewer Solution 99% of the time for last seven years, 1400 nights.
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I carry both, but the original issue stinky slinky is (hopefully) still lurking in the storage tube since trailer was built. I need to see if it's still there😄😄😄

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Old 12-19-2015, 12:21 PM   #11
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I have both and usually I do use the Sewer Solution. It is slower and does require and extra water hose to hook up to the SS. I have a dedicated potable water hose and a dedicated SS water hose. I mostly like it because it will drain your black and grey tanks even if the dump hole is elevated. It also will back flush both your gray and black tanks. It does use a lot of water.
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Old 12-19-2015, 02:53 PM   #12
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I have both. I use the slinky at campgrounds for the reasons noted above (speed, simplicity). We almost never land in a full hookup campsite. When there is water at the campsite I generally fill my black tank with a hose through the toilet before driving to the dump station. I also use the tank flusher which our trailer has as a factory item. I use the sewer solution at home with 50' of 1" conduit in 10' sections. It is a very slight uphill from the trailer to the plumbing cleanout where the conduit ends. The slinky method can't move waste that far, nor up any grade... But the SS can!
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Old 12-19-2015, 04:44 PM   #14
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We carry one (along with the slinky) but never seem to use it. To affirm what others have already reported:

- It is a more complicated and time consuming set up than the slinky.
- Plan in advance for your dump - the SS can take what seems like forever to drain your tanks, particularly if you are level or even a bit uphill to the inlet.
- Make sure you have access to water.

You might find that the SS suits your needs, but I'd be sure to carry a slinky as well.

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