People from Mandalay Region will soon have access to the first public roadside restroom, built according to international standards, from 1 August in Mandalay, said U Ye Lwin, Mandalay Mayor, on his social network account.
“The first public roadside restroom in Mandalay can be used from 1 August at 5 am,” he added.
Public roadside restrooms are being constructed for those going for morning walks/exercises, Mandalay residents, locals and foreign tourists. The restrooms, are being constructed with funds donated, and are located at 70th street between 26st and 27st Streets. They will be open between 5 am and 8 pm daily.
The Mandalay authorities are planning to assign three male and three female cleaners for the public restrooms on a rotation basis. Authorities are also making arrangements to provide advanced training to those assigned as cleaners. Moreover, authorities are planning to appoint two supervisors and security for the restrooms.
Mandalay authorities will also collect Ks200 per person using the public restroom. They are also planning to install CCTVs outside the restroom area for the safety of the users.
The international standard public restroom will include two separate rooms for male and female users, as well as one for people with disabilities. The female restrooms include a hand washbasin with a sensor system and a hand dryer.
The male restroom includes three urinals and a washbasin. People with disabilities could use a separate room with a special walk way.
Every room has an air conditioner. The restroom also coul an inverter system for emergency light. Waste from the
restrooms will be disposed of using a Biotank system.
Nyein Nyein/ Thiha Ko Ko (Mandalay)