Human Waist Disposal
So, just what DO you do with those boxes of solid human waste? If you have rented these boxes, you return them to the folks you rented them from and they clean them out.
- South Cove
If you are doing this yourself, and you finish your trip at South Cove, there is a "SCAT Machine" (toilet wash out)in Meadview on the west side of the road. This machine costs $1 per cleaning cycle, and each box may require more than one cycle.
The Mead View SCAT machine was last operational after the end of overnight freezing temperatures in March 2007, and has been broken since the fall of 2007.
When the Meadview Scat machine is operational, users are encouraged to fill their scat boxes with water once the box is tied into the machine. Allow a few minutes for the contents of the box to re-hydrate before closing the scat machine lid.
Scat Machine users must allow the white 50 gallon tank to completely fill before starting another cycle. Activating the system before this tank is full will lock the sold waste can into the Scat machine and disable the machine.
It is illegal to leave unattended toilet cans at this location.
This SCAT machine is not operational in the freezing winter months, and is not operational as of Oct 9, 2008.
If you are driving through Flagstaff Arizona, the Wildcat Hill Wastewater Treatment Facility is now accepting self guided river runners’ solid waste from river toilets. River runners coming to the facility to dispose of the contents of river cans from self guided river trips must proceed to the Administrations building to complete the required paper work and pay the fee of $1.00 per river can.
City staff will provide brief instructions on the proper use of the facilities to those who require it. Wildcat Hill is staffed Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 3:30PM only. River runners must arrive in time to complete the cleaning of your cans and be off-site by 3:30PM. Cleaning of river cans can not take place outside of these hours.
It is the user’s responsibility to leave the area in a clean and orderly fashion. In the summer of 2007, the plant was undergoing major construction, and river runners should be on the lookout for heavy equipment traffic at all times while on-site at the plant, and stay in the authorized area only. River runners are encouraged to report any problems with the facility to plant staff immediately.
Wildcat Hill Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 2800 N El Paso Flagstaff Road. Due to construction at the Flagstaff Mall, the Facility is best approached from the Walnut Canyon Exit off Interstate 40. From I-40, travel north over the interstate to Route 66, then west on Route 66 2.5 miles to El Paso Flagstaff Drive. Turn north on El Paso Flagstaff Road and proceed 1/2 mile to Wildcat Hill.
The Facility may be approached from State Highway 89, but there is major construction occurring in this area during 2007. From Highway 89, head east on Railhead Avenue to Test Drive, then south on Test Drive to Route 66, then east on Route 66 to El Paso Flagstaff Road. Turn north on El Paso Flagstaff Road and proceed 1/2 mile to Wildcat Hill.
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