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Old 22-12-2013, 09:49   #16
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Re: Needing Water-Usage Monitor Ideas.

We've used Harte gauges for years.

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Old 22-12-2013, 09:55   #17
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Re: Needing Water-Usage Monitor Ideas.

Plumb in a simple section pf glass or plastic tube to use as a sight glass.

It is inexpensive, no working parts, uses no energy.

If you want the deluxe model, float a colored hollow sphere in it.

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Old 23-12-2013, 17:37   #18
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Re: Needing water-usage monitor ideas.

Originally Posted by roverhi View Post
Disable or remove the pressure water system and use foot pumps. Shouldn't have an issue with excessive water usage just using the foot pumps. Might want to carry 10 plus gallons of water in Gerry Jugs. If you do use up the tank water in the boat, you'd have 20 days or so of rationed water to get you to your destination.
What he said. Plus, you never have to fix any electric pumps.
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Old 23-12-2013, 18:19   #19
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Re: Needing Water-Usage Monitor Ideas.

My solution is similar to posts number 11 and 17, simply tee-ing a clear tube into the water tank discharge and running it up to the bulkhead near the galley. Thus I can read the level in the tank easily by observing the level in the clear hose. I like the idea of the colored float in the tube, so the level is easily discerned. Good on you, Bestathook!

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