Another one to give us a bad name!

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  1. PaulyP

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    Stayed at Windermere C & CC at Staveley on Friday night.
    Saturday prior to leaving I pulled around to the Motorhome service point, emptied the toilet cassette, and drained my waste tank.

    I then left the site at 12 noon, and on approaching the main road to go to Windermere I pulled up behing a Tag Axle Bessacar on a 57 plate, he turned left and I pulled out behind him, over the next few miles i was covered in the spray from his waste tank as the lazy B***ard had opened his waste drain to empty as he drove along, just the thing to give us a bad name. Wish i could remember the full reg number, and i wish i could have stopped him to have a few strong words.
    Now home so will give it a good wash tomorrow.
     
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    It never ceases to amaze me!

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    Strangely enough some think its the done thing :Doh:. How many times have you heard the saying "Its only a drop of grey water". Try getting the stuff off the front of your van after its dried on :Angry:.
     
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    very common to see in france and spain . they have the facilities but dont use them . think the french are the worse for doing it .
     
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    My wife commented on the sweet sickly smell as soon as it started to pour out.
    It would have be worse following in a car.
     
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    This is insignificant compared to the thousands of tons of salt deliberately spewed into our environment every winter when safer alternatives are available. This is a serious case of sustained & regular environmental destruction.
     
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    When you wash your van and car does the water go on the road?
    I do not see the difference other than he should not be emptying it whilst going along what come off tractor wheels site lorries etc is far worse
     
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    So what? No matter how bad that is what possible excuse is there for adding to it?
     
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    It doesn't matter what comes off a tractor. As per previous post, what excuse is there for adding to it? If I wash my car I do so on the drive where it is filtered by gravel - and, anyway, only we are affected nobody else.
     
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    Is it? I don't think so.
    The only ones I've seen doing it are Brits! :swear:
     
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    Whilst it actually probably does little or no harm it is what its perceived to be that does the damage in the eyes of the public, we therefore should not do it simples. On a hot day the stench of grey waste is not something I want to be breathing in.
     
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    french or brits just lazy a...holes.
     
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    definately lots of french do it . next to aussies they must be the worst dirtiest m,homers . have been for years and they dont get any better .
     
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    Not quite, the earth is a closed cycle system, your 'magic gravel' is merely hiding the fact your polluted washing water is killing invertebrates and bacteria in the soil where the water ends up. Also your water & it's contents will be leeching into the water table at some point and will be recycled via groundwater into water that may eventually even be drunk......:Eek!:
     
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    shouldnt worry about it i would say nearly every bit of water we drink as passed through at least one body in its life time .
    as you say the world is closed so nothing we have now wasnt there before . it was just in a different form .
    nothing is added or taken away just changed .
     
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    I simply don't get it...

    I do not understand.

    If I see a man throwing an empty fag packet out of a Mini do I think all Mini drivers are litter bugs?

    Has he "spoilt it" for the rest of the Mini owners or drivers?

    Of course not...

    Only those with a severe lack of logical reasoning skills would lump all Mini drivers into the same behaviour group based on the actions of one or two of them.


    This "there are always some spoiling it for the rest of us" mantra is not part of my thinking.

    I have never ever, ever had anyone spoil my motorhoming life based of the behaviour of other vanners.

    I am an individual not a number.

    So there!

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    grey waste is normally greasy due to the soap and other contaminants, therefore spreading it on the road is dangerous to other road users like motorcyclists etc
     
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    Good job I normally use Onedrywash then isn't it :BigGrin:
     
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    Trouble is there are plenty who do. In the case of motorhomes it also gives opponents an argument against provision of facilities (whether based on truth or not).

    Actually, just thinking about it as I write. We don't condone general litter bugs, individually or collectively, so why condone those who litter with motorhome waste?
     
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    Not only lazy, inconsiderate to others, Yes I believe it does reflect on other motorhomers , in some folks eyes, why be so selfish, makes my blood boil, the way some behave, chucking litter, barging into you, general couldn`t care attitude we have may come on leaps and bounds in technology etc, but my g....human manners and decency has gone down the pan, excuse the pun, in some cases, it`s a me me society, yes put your reg. no. I will avoid you.:Angry:

    If it is a wind up, not amused. Most of this should have been on previous thread, sorry, think you get my meaning on both threads, I despair.
     
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