For many, one of the greatest joys of boating is being able to immerse themselves in nature. Whether you enjoy scenic landscapes, birds and wildlife viewing or you are an avid recreational boater. Boating provides an escape from day to day life and an entry into the natural world. Maintaining a healthy ecosystem benefits us all. It’s important to know how to be a sustainable angler and to be aware of the impact of invasive species.
A flow through system is a tank directly connected to the toilet that treats waste each time the toilet is flushed. The advantage of Raritan flow through systems is that you are never holding raw sewage and only a limited amount of treated sewage is discharged each time. Large discharges of raw sewage, which includes full holding tanks containing chemicals used to control odor, can be dangerous to the environment. Raritan’s first flow through system was simply a bottle of household bleach that was injected into the treatment plants each time the toilet was flushed killing all fecal coliform.
Raritan far exceeds the Federal standard for waste discharge to help preserve our waters. New advancements in flow through systems work differently but both Type I devices produced by Raritan far exceed the federal standard for discharge which is currently set at fecal coliform levels of less than 1000 per 100ml. Swimming beaches close when coliform levels exceed 200 per 100ml and shellfish beds close when coliform levels exceed 14 per 100 ml.