Porta Potty Rental & Potable Water Delivered

Porta Potty Rental & Potable Water Delivered

Postby tonytohono » Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:06 pm

Anyone know how we can arrange to have a PP brought to our camp. We are in a location that is too far from the PPs and some people have requested rental for our own.

We are also looking to arrange having potable water delivered to our camp.

Any help appreciated.

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Postby reality » Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:22 pm

Rent them in Reno and pull them out there. 1t's only a few hundred for 4 of them.
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Postby blueballs » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:08 am

The deadline has already passed for renting a private porta potty through United Site Services, the company that maintains the public porta pottys at BM. Your only bet right now would be to see if you can rent one from a company in Reno or somewhere else and haul it in yourself. You will then need to flag down passing USS cleaning trucks on playa and pay them for each cleaning of your porta potty.
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Postby Orchid » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:28 am

Be careful - last year we had a different brand of potty than the public potties, and Johnny on the Spot wouldn't pump it. Talk about a nightmare. You should call United first and find out what their rules are for servicing potties that aren't theirs.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Aug 18, 2008 4:06 pm

Did you want drinking water delivered by the same company?

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Postby unjonharley » Mon Aug 18, 2008 6:49 pm

Oh! Shit,

Just bring an extra tent. Dig a hole in the playa. Save the dirt from the hole. Put the extra tent over the hole. At the end of the week remove the tent and back fill the hole with the dirt you saved.


Who gives a "shit"¿
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Postby pizzamancer » Mon Aug 18, 2008 7:03 pm

[quote="unjonharley"]Oh! Shit,

Just bring an extra tent. Dig a hole in the playa. Save the dirt from the hole. Put the extra tent over the hole. At the end of the week remove the tent and back fill the hole with the dirt you saved.


Who gives a "shit"�[/quote]

If you do this, stay the hell away from my camp. Nasty...
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Aug 19, 2008 11:44 am

Does anyone live "down-river" in a desert?
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Postby robbidobbs » Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:29 pm

Talk to Sani-Hut in Reno. They provide porta-potties to indiv camps.
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Postby ygmir » Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:51 pm

does anyone know about having holding tanks emptied from RV's?

I"m wondering.........hopefully won't need it, but.....(pun?)........
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Postby Bob » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:17 pm

I need teepee for my bunghole.
Amazing desert structures & stuff: http://sites.google.com/site/potatotrap/

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Postby meyouseek » Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:54 am

ygmir wrote:does anyone know about having holding tanks emptied from RV's?

I"m wondering.........hopefully won't need it, but.....(pun?)........


As far as I've seen you just need to flag the trucks down that empty your holding tanks. They'll also fill you potable water. There is a fee involved... but we never figured that out as the truck who was about to service our RV locked his keys in the cab. Smelly RV, ew.

Can these guys be contacted or scheduled through some official channel. Someone's gotta know. Personally, I've reverted to tenting it.
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Postby robbidobbs » Thu Aug 21, 2008 9:54 am

No official scheduling is done. USS had decided a couple years ago to abandon sign-ups in favor of assigning trucks to patrol quadrants. So if you're in need of a truck, just wait around for a truck to show up, or circle the area on your bike until you find one and then find out if they're on their way to you, on a mission, or if they're headed in the opposite direction. In general, be patient...you're on playa time and so are they.
And give them a can of chilled soda once they arrive. That's a winner.

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Postby ygmir » Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:32 am

and, I wanna be a winner...........

Thanks Robbidobbs, that's good info.

I'm new to the RV scene, (I bought a used trailer from another Burner).
Isn't there a chemical you put in the black water tank for smell and "liquidity"?
Any suggestions?
thanks again.
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Postby unjonharley » Thu Aug 21, 2008 6:30 pm

Oh crap, I'll dig a hole in the playa for you for 50 bucks..
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Postby jdizon » Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:07 am

well not sure where exactly you are located but San Diego County requirements are (1) Basic restroom for every 250 people - so you would only need one and you could probably get it for around $75 for the weekend. I would suggest you make sure to get a 'damage waiver' - as people in parks like to thrash the portable toilets and they can get pretty expensive if you end up having to replace an entire one!! Hope that helps you! :)
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Postby Barbie » Tue Jun 16, 2009 10:38 am

They IS NO WHere On the Playa that is very FAR from the Porta Pottie's!!!

Your camping get off your ass and peddle it down to the POrta Pottie! It won't KILL YOU and think of all the entertainment you'll get to see on the way to the PP.
IF You think YOU must have a pp IN camp then I Suggest YOU bring a lock for the door OR you will have all the people in your area using IT also!! Also better off if YOU hide it - like under tarps or behind things... Remember the truck has to have enough rooom to get to the Thing also! For a couple years we had a porta Pottie at Blackie's this just caused problems as EVERYONE IN the AREA was using It! I swear that year the real porta potties in the area were SUPER clean 'cause everyone was using OURS!

TO FRICKING lazy to walk or ride the 100 yards to the banks of Porta Potties!
THey had to have it cleaned EVERYDAY and twice on one day... thats like 75 bucks each time!! Makes for an expensive week in bathroom use!!!!! Also puts a smelly Pora pottie right in the middle of your CAMP!

Soooooo use an extra tent IF YOU MUST!! DOn't DIG A HOLE!!!!
use a wide mouth BOttle with a lid and handle. WHen you really got to go in the middle of the night USE the Bottle then take it and dump at the Porta potties!!
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Postby Sham » Tue Jun 16, 2009 3:24 pm

You can get a camping shower tent and put your very own porta potty in it. I'm sure if there's a regular one nearby, it would be more convenient to use and you would not have to deal with bags of your own waste. Here is a nice tent that would work for you.
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Postby wedeliver » Tue Jun 16, 2009 3:49 pm

Here is something you can throw in the back of the truck. The "waste" area is contained and is really easy to dump, Same as the porta potties just with out the walls!

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Postby Sham » Tue Jun 16, 2009 5:43 pm

As long as you're setting up your bathroom on the playa, don't forget this:
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Postby unjonharley » Tue Jun 16, 2009 7:06 pm

wedeliver wrote:Here is something you can throw in the back of the truck. The "waste" area is contained and is really easy to dump, Same as the porta potties just with out the walls!

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Just put one of those in the camper/van this evening..

velcro'ed it to a little platform so it will stay put. Then velcro.ed a doorskin panel in front of it. Keeps people from looking in and wanting to remove it.
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Postby Oldguy » Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:14 pm

I always bring a 5 gal. bucket with lid and T.P., " just in case."
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Postby unjonharley » Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:29 pm

Oldguy wrote:I always bring a 5 gal. bucket with lid and T.P., " just in case."



traded the bucket for the water type..Had a Lug-A-Lu. It's a toilet seat that fits a bucket with plastic bags. Carries cedar saw dust for odder control..

Keeping the lug a lu in case of a sewer failure at home. They can be use a lot and the shit can store for a time if needed.
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Postby Sham » Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:14 am

I have found this toilet seat to be very useful while crapping in a moving vehicle. I may also come in handy during a playa wind storm. There are few things worse than being thrown from the crapper mid-dump! :shock:

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Postby ygmir » Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:48 am

the Torquemada model...........nice..............
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Postby Sham » Wed Jun 17, 2009 11:51 am

Having a seat belt on the toilet would probably be a lot less painful than having 200 tacks piercing your ass cheeks! :shock:

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Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:46 pm

from the olympic complex in Beijing, the public restrooms.....These were intentionally designed to piss off catholics.

or something like that.


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Postby ygmir » Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:07 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:from the olympic complex in Beijing, the public restrooms.....These were intentionally designed to piss off catholics.

or something like that.


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those are upside down renditions of Mao cleaning the bathtub after getting fisted
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Postby littleflower » Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:13 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:from the olympic complex in Beijing, the public restrooms.....These were intentionally designed to piss off catholics.

or something like that.


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no catholics in beijing.

not allowed.

the chinese catholic church answers to the government, not rome.

same as every other religion in china, including buddhism.

they installed their own dalai lama.

unfortunately i can't see that pic ...
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Postby Sham » Thu Jun 18, 2009 2:02 am

The photo posted was more colorful versions, but this is what was in the photo. While this is not my religion, I would be afraid you use it for fear of having a nun reach out from it and smack my schweeny with a stick.
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