Floating toilettes distributed to flood victims in Lop BuriSeptember 22nd, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
40 floating toilettes are distributed to people affected by flooding in Lop Buri province. The toilettes were made by the seven provincial vocational education offices.
Director of the Lop Buri Technical College Chitrasen Chutima (จิตรเสน จุติมา) says the seven provincial vocational education offices was initiated a project to assist the flood-affected people who do not have a toilette to use during flooding. Vocational education officials, teachers, and students have worked together to design and make floating toilettes for the flood victims. They have also repaired electrical appliances, agricultural machines, water pumps, and residences for the people.
The cost of production of a knock-down floating toilette is 4,000 baht. The toilettes are one meter wide and two meters tall.
Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand