We knew that China was having water conservation problems, but we never realized it had become this bad.
Photos have gone viral on Chinese social media of a women’s bathroom at a Xi’an university where authorities have taken a rather drastic step to save water by installing “female urinals.”
Despite the branding, these “female urinals” appear to be exactly the same as the kind you’d typically find in a men’s restroom. According to the ads posted above each one, the urinals will help save 160 tons of water every day.
In case you’re wondering how exactly these “female urinals” work… behold, the wonders of modern technology!
“Sure, you’re saving water, but aren’t you wasting paper?” Chinese netizens laughed.
We hope that these female urinals do the trick in solving northern China’s water shortage issues. If not, then outdoor female urinals may soon be on the way.
[Images via Guangdong News]
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