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Old 03-12-2020, 10:36 PM   #1
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Does rv water tank need to be filled even though connectied to a water source?

We are parked on some land and are connected to a water tank by a water hose. Why do we run out of water? Shouldn’t it just flow like at a rv park?
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Water source just needs pressure to run to your camper. You really need a pressure regulator between the source and you camper if the pressure is more than 50 PSI. Or you can fill your fresh water tank and use your water pump.
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If i am understanding correctly you have a water tank connected to your camper using the city water connection. Is the tank you are connected to pressurized with a pump? If not is it vented.
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We are parked on some land and are connected to a water tank by a water hose. Why do we run out of water? Shouldn’t it just flow like at a rv park?

Does rv water tank need to be filled even though connectied to a water source?
If the source isn't pressurized, the simple answer is --yes.
If you are relying on gravity feed, that isn't the same as an rv park pressurized spigot.
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If your pressure is sufficient while it is actually working, As Dagst1 mentioned above, make sure the tank you're connected to is vented. Also, The lower the level gets in the tank, obviously the lower your pressure will become.
I'm wondering if turning on your 12v pump would help, or does that draw directly from the fresh water tank?
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I'm wondering if turning on your 12v pump would help, or does that draw directly from the fresh water tank?
Water pump only draws from the fresh water tank.
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