Answers to some of our most frequently asked questions

What services do Plenty River Plumbing provide?

Plenty River Plumbing offers complete plumbing and gas installation and maintenance services to RV manufacturers and owners.

Our services include;

  • Plumbing of gas and water.
  • Testing and certification of gas and water installations.
  • Hot water services supply and install.
  • Water purification system supply and install.
  • Gas and diesel heater supply and installation.
  • Supply and installation of grey and fresh water tanks and accessories.
  • Complete end to end plumbing installations to RV manufacturers to suit Australian standards.
  • Modification of gas and water plumbing to suit Australian standards.
What sets Plenty River Plumbing apart from their competitors?

Quality through experience. The team at Plenty River Plumbing have a combined plumbing experience of over 60 years. We have serviced the RV industry for over 25 years. Our fully qualified team carry out over 80 installations per week, installing our own products plus a range of leading RV brands. Our experience shows through the quality of our work, and relationships we have built with our support partners in the industry.

How can I get in touch with the experts at Plenty River Plumbing?

By phone – (03) 9357 5809

By fax – (03) 9357 5808

By email – info@plentyriverplumbing.com.au    


Or stop in and see us at our office!

4a Lara Way, Campbellfield, Victoria, 3061

What is your returns policy?

You can find a copy of our returns policy here.

Can I return a product if I change my mind?

We accept returns if claimed within 7 days after purchase, if the item’s condition is resellable, and a copy of the purchase can be supplied. Customers are responsible for the return postage. The refund will be applied after we received the intact item.

Can I request a catalogue that includes the full range of products offered by Plenty River Plumbing?

A comprehensive product catalogue will be available early 2018. You can view our our top selling products here, and at our Ebay store.

Is your website secure?

We make every effort to protect our customer’s private information. All information sent via our website is encrypted for your security.

Can I make a purchase over the phone with my credit card?

Yes. Our sales team are more than happy to assist with all enquiries and purchases. Feel free to call us on (03) 9357 5809. We’ll be more than happy to assist.

Which payment methods can I use to pay for my order?

We accept Visa and Mastercard. Surcharges may apply.

How often should I have my RV plumbing and water services checked?

It is recommended to have your RV plumbing serviced every 6 months to 12 months. High water hardness in states like WA and SA can affect items like your taps, valves and especially the anode in your hot water unit. If you are travelling in an area with high water hardness, it is recommended that you flush your tanks regularly and service your plumbing more regularly.

How often should I flush my water tanks?

Fresh water tanks should be drained, flushed and treated when you get home from each trip, or every 6 months. It is recommended to flush and treat your tanks if you suspect you have picked up contaminated water to prevent algae growing in your tanks.

What is the difference between town water pressure and RV water pressure?

Town water pressure is typically 75-100psi. Water receptacles and electric water pumps on most RVs are regulated down to 35psi to prevent damage to your RV’s hoses and connections.

Which type of heater is better for my RV - Gas or Diesel?

Gas is a popular choice, however, the decision usually comes down to the customers fuel preference and current RV configuration. Both gas and diesel heaters will add comfort to all caravan and motorhome owners. Both types are fully sealed, consume a similar amount of fuel, have built in thermostats. Often the deciding factor is whether the owner is happy to carry extra diesel for their diesel heater or not.

How long are plumbing installations covered by warranty when installed by Plenty River Plumbing?

We offer lifetime warranty on water heater installations. Terms and conditions apply. Contact us on (03) 9357 5809 for more warranty information.

Does my RV need a water filter?

With potentially dangerous contaminants like microorganisms, parasites, pesticides, heavy metals, chlorine and corrosive minerals in our waterways, a quality water filter is recommended for all travellers. A water filter not only brings health benefits, but can also prolong the life expectancy of your plumbing and water services by removing potentially harmful contaminants.

What water filter options are available for my RV?

Water filter options for caravans and motorhomes include; dual and single cartridge setups, in-line filters, under-sink filter units, reverse osmosis systems, UV filters and distillation systems. It is recommended to install a filter based on your specific needs. This can vary greatly depending on how you use your RV, where you travel, if you want a permanent or portable system, your budget and how much water you use. Call us on (03) 9357 5809 for free water filter advice.

Can you safely remove blue algae from water using a water filter?

No, it’s not safe to drink blue-green algae contaminated water, even with a water filter. Blue-green algae release harmful toxins that require specialised methods to treat.