|HCM City’s leaders examine the newly installed automatic public toilet on Nguyễn Du Street in District 1. – Photo: tuoitre.vn|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY – HCM City on Wenesday installed an automatic public toilet at 116 Nguyễn Du Street in District 1.
The public toilet is part of the city’s preparation to install 200 automatic toilets this year, mostly at bus stations.
The toilet, built based on ASEAN’s Public Toilet Standards, has an area of 2.2 square metres. On its top is a solar panel that provides power for the toilet, while its exterior is covered with mirrors.
The toilets have a handrail for children and the disabled, and an automatic door which can open during a power outage.
For a limited time, use of the toilet will be free of charge. – VNS