Function over beauty for these pop-up Okanagan public loos

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Two Okanagan cities chose to design and build their own pop-up loos rather than go to the tried and true industry leading Portland Loo or the more recent Winnipeg Pop Up Public Toilet.

There are some good cost and utilitarian reasons for doing that but beauty is taking a back seat in the process.

“This is very much a made in Kelowna innovation and it’s going to be quite a bit better and more comfortable in terms of being able to use those amenities,” Lance Kayfish, the City’s risk manager,told “The Winnipeg pop up toilet was basically a 10-foot space with a kiosk as well as two port-a-potties sort of placed inside the other space available. If you’re using that sort of concept it doesn’t account for accessibility and those sorts of things.”

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