Public toilets

SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" has been maintaining and servicing public toilets and has been acting as the client under the contracts for repair, rehabilitation and construction of public toilets since 2001. 

As of the end of 2016, SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg"  had 592 public toilets in its economic management, including:

  • 215 stationary public toilets;
  • 122 networked modular toilets;
  • Mobile sanitary and hygienic complexes installed on vehicle chassis;
  • 202 mobile cabins; and
  • 33 modular toilets with accumulation tanks to be installed in gardens and parks.

Location map of public toilets that are operated by SUE "Vodokanal of St.Petersburg" can be seen here

Nowadays the Government Decree No. 975 “On Target Programme for Capital Repair of the Public Toilets owned by St.Petersburg for 2013-2015” and the Government Decree No. 154 “On Programme of Development of the St. Petersburg Public Toilet Network for 2013-2015” function in St.Petersburg.

On 17 June, 2014 the Government of St. Petersburg adopted the Decree No. №487 “On the State Programme of St. Petersburg “Improvement and Environment Protection in St. Petersburg” for the years 2015-2020”. According to this document, Vodokanal is to reconstruct 42 permanent toilets and overhaul 41 permanent toilets up to 2020. Within this period of time it is also planned to purchase 250 toilet cabins, 14 mobile sanitary and hygienic complexes and connect to utilities 20 module toilets.

In 2020, Vodokanal plans to operate 854 public toilets:

  • 216 stationary public toilets;
  • 137 modular toilets without collective tanks;
  • 35 modular toilets with collective tanks
  • 24 mobile sanitary and hygienic complexes on the base of buses;
  • 443 portable cabins.

In 2015, in accordance with the Committee for Energy and Engineering Support Decree payment limits for visit of public toilets that are operated by Vodokanal equals 20 rubles.

The right for free use of public toilets is provided for the following citizens:

  • Disabled persons and participants of the Great Patriotic War,
  • Disabled persons of 1, 2 and 3 group; disabled persons that have restrictions in labor activity of I, II and III degree,
  • Military operations veterans,
  • Citizens who have been awarded the ''Resident of Blockaded Leningrad'' badge,
  • Heroes of USSR, Russian Federation and holders of full set of Orders of Glory,
  • Homefront workers,
  • Victims of political repressions,
  • Former prisoners of concentration camps,
  • Compulsory military servicemen,
  • Disabled children under 18,
  • Children under 7 years old.
  • Disabled children under 18,
  • Children under 7 years old.