Municipality opens net-zero public washroom in Fort Needham Memorial Park

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that a new, public and universal washroom will open today – Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – at the Fort Needham Memorial Park.

This facility will be open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, all year round. It is located near the Needham Street entrance of the Fort Needham Memorial Park, and was identified as a priority under both the Fort Needham Memorial Park Master Plan and the HRM Parks Washrooms & Drinking Fountains Strategy.

The new washroom is the first building that meets the municipality’s new net-zero construction standard, which means that 100% of a building’s energy need is generated on-site or off-site through a renewable source. This new facility also meets the municipality’s climate action commitments under HalifACT: Acting on Climate Together and the associated Administrative Order 2021-002-OP – Respecting Net-Zero Construction of New Municipal Facilities within the Halifax Regional Municipality. The washroom also has the latest standards for accessible washrooms, including an adult change table.

For more information on the Fort Needham Memorial Park, visit our website.

Source: Release

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