Designing Privy Shelters
This technical note provides guidance on designing privy shelters. A privy shelter is a screen or structure that gives the person using the privy privacy. Depending on the design, a shelter can protect the privy and the user from the weather and keep out flies, rates, scavenging dogs, and other pests. Designing a shelter involves selecting the type of shelter; determining shape, size, and special features; and selecting materials, tools, and labor.