Tag: Boondocking

Water Usage and Conservation – Bathing

Water Usage and Conservation – Bathing

As we saw in Water Usage and Conservation - Analysis,  showers turned out to be the largest water usage activity we do while boondocking.  Showers consume fresh  water and generate grey water creating problems with tank capacity.   When trying to conserve water, how one takes a shower is important.  Where you take the shower can … Continue reading Water Usage and Conservation – Bathing

Water Usage and Conservation – Analysis

Water Usage and Conservation – Analysis

This fall, we plan to spend three nights boondocking at Franklin Mountains State Park outside El Paso, Texas. This park has no potable water, no dump station, no electricity. The park gates are only open 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. No quick trips to get water and ice. Before we go, we need to know … Continue reading Water Usage and Conservation – Analysis

Water Usage and Conservation

Water Usage and Conservation

Some of the best campsites are primitive. No water, sewer or electric hookups. Primitive campsites may not come with public toilets, showers, potable water or dump stations. To boondock in these campsites requires resource conservation. Resources to conserve include Fresh and waste water Battery power Propane Fuel for generators Without measurements, reasoning about water usage … Continue reading Water Usage and Conservation

Water and Electric Sites Don’t Have Sewer

Water and Electric Sites Don’t Have Sewer

In Texas, a number of State Parks only have water and electric sites. On weekends, during busy times of the year, there is often a steady stream of RVers making their daily dump station pilgrimage. On Sundays (or Mondays on three-day weekends), it isn't uncommon to wait in line to dump tanks while other RVers … Continue reading Water and Electric Sites Don’t Have Sewer