Cadboro-Gyro Park, in the Cadboro Bay neighbourhood in Saanich, where a water main broke on Monday. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

Porta-potties replace washrooms at Cadboro-Gyro Park until water main fixed

A water main broke Monday Nov. 4, prompting the closure of the washrooms

People visiting Saanich’s Cadboro-Gyro Park will have to use porta-potties instead of the usual washrooms at the park until further notice after a pipe broke, creating a water leak, on Monday.

READ ALSO: Flooding help coming for Saanich’s Cadboro-Gyro Park

The water main for the washrooms at Cadboro-Gyro Park broke Monday afternoon, causing them to close for maintenance. Saanich Parks and Recreation representative, Kelsie McLeod, said the district is bringing in porta-potties as a temporary fix.

“The parks team is repairing the broken water main now,” McLeod said. Saanich Parks and Recreation doesn’t expect the repair to take longer than a few days.

For updates on the toilet situation at Cadboro-Gyro Park, Saanich Parks and Recreation suggests keeping an eye on their Twitter account.

READ ALSO: Saanich’s Cadboro Bay neighbourhood gets ready for its close up

sophie.heizer@saanichnews.com


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