In busy public toilets, urinals are installed for efficiency. Compared with urination in a general-purpose toilet, usage is faster and more sanitary because at the urinal there are no fecal germs, no additional doors or locks to touch, and no seat to turn up.
Within flush type systems the usual options are; manual, timed and automatic:
- Manual. This type of urinal is generally fitted with a button or lever that allows the user to flush the system when finished with it.