Originally Posted by 32vld
Water binding with gas is how "dry gas" worked to get the water out of the tank and from freezing and blocking fuel flow.
Dry Gas is usually made up of one of two alcohols. Either isopropyl alcohol or methanol. They have the same effect on gasoline and water as ethanol does. The water binds to the alcohol and separates from the gas. When you add alcohol to water it lowers water's freezing point.