Aimed at service technicians, this video contains the two chapters in the series on how to maintain a portable toilet dump station, which boaters use to dispose of onboard sewage. The video contains the following:

  • Chapter 1: An introduction to the features of a dump station that is connected to a pumpout station (starts at 0:00)
  • Chapter 2: Weekly maintenance tasks, troubleshooting advice if the basin won't drain, and winterization tasks (starts at 1:26)

Filmed and edited by Oregon Sea Grant videographer Vanessa Cholewczynski, in partnership with the Oregon State Marine Board and Oregon Sea Grant Extension's boating outreach coordinator, Jenny East 

Funding provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Clean Vessel Act grant program

Music by Rick Cooper, Oregon Sea Grant

Chs. 1-2: How to Maintain a Dump Station for Portable Toilets