Water and Waste Systems
J - 1
Fresh Water Fill
All Four Winns V series models are equipped with a
fresh water supply system. This system consists of
a water supply tank, water distribution lines and a
distribution pump. The water ﬁll deck plate for the
fresh water system is located on the deck and labeled
accordingly. Al ways ﬁll the tank slow ly.
The water deck plate is appropriately labeled.
DO NOT ﬁll the system with anything other
than water. Should the system become
contaminated with fuel or other toxic solution,
component replacement may be necessary.
Fresh Water Pump
Fresh Water Tank
Figure J1: Fresh (Potable) Water Tank Location
The materials from which the components of the water
system are made may give the water supply a pecu-
liar taste, especially when new. This condition is
normal and can be reduced somewhat through
the use of a water ﬁlter; such as that produced by
The water tank is equipped with an overboard vent.
Maintain a close visual watch on the overboard vent
while ﬁlling the water tank. Always ﬁll the tank slowly.
When the tank is almost full, water will spurt out of
PuriTec. The taste will completely dissipate in time.
When ﬁlling the tank, never seal the hose to
the deck plate. The tank will become
pressuized and could rupture.
The fresh (potable) water system should be
disinfected prior to initial use.
DO NOT overﬁll the water tank. Tank damage
may result. Water capacity and tank location
may vary due to other equipment that may be
installed on the boat.
The water system should be disinfected before ﬁrst
use and at the beginning of each season. The follow-
ing information is a general guide to disinfecting the
fresh water system.
For the potable water capacity, please refer to our
Four Winns website at www.fourwinns.com. Tank
monitoring systems are standard on the V375 model.
These indicator gauges are typically located in the
head for monitoring the water/waste levels. Refer to
Figure J1 and the locator drawing in the back of this
1. Flush the boat’s water system thoroughly with
fresh water. Make sure all nontoxic antifreeze is
removed from the system.
2. The water system should be drained completely.
manual for the fresh water tank location. Access to the 3. To disinfect the water system, use one gallon of
tank is gained through the forward berth’s under berth
water and 1/4 cup of Clo rox™ or Purex™ household
bleach (5% sodium hypochlorite solution). This
is recommended for each 15 gallons of tank
Allow to stand for three (3) hours. If time is a
factor, greater concentrations of chlorine solution
will be needed to disinfect the water system.
Drain the system.
Flush the system thoroughly with fresh water.
Water and Waste Systems - Section J
Owner’s Manual Page 100
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