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Monday's Ask the Experts: Waterless urinals

December 21, 2009
Monday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page: How long will a typical cartridge last in a waterless urinal in a busy high school washroom?
The answer:
Until it''s changed. On a more serious note, some people have been raising questions about the true value of waterless urnials to due to high maintenance costs and other problems. Search Google for "waterless urinal problems or costs" and see what you find.
You could also contact waterless urinal manufacturers and ask them your question, I''m not sure how accurate an answer you''ll get. "Busy" is not as definitive as "50 uses a day" or some such count. They may have some figures to share ... — Lynn E Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor
lekrafft@juno.com
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