Two 7-gallon tanks—one for fresh water and one for waste water—come standard. Additional backup tanks can be purchased for faster refills and wastewater change outs.
The CDC recommends scrubbing your hands for at least 20 seconds. If you leave the water running during handwashing, expect 75 washes before refill. Turn the water off while scrubbing, and you can easily get over 100 handwashes per fill.
See for yourself. We sifted through state government rules so you don’t have to. Check out this comprehensive map to see if your state allows portable sinks in schools and childcare centers.
Non-heated, portable handwashing stations weigh 65 lbs. The heated version weighs 80 lbs. Both versions come with heavy-duty casters for smooth, rolling mobility, even on carpet.
Absolutely. Portable handwashing stations can be left outdoors during the summer, but must be covered with plastic or a grill-style cover and disconnected from electricity overnight. We would not recommend your unit be permanently left outdoors. We are currently working on an all-weather, outdoor prototype now.
Many of our customers have applied and succeeded in getting ESSER reimbursement for their portable handwashing station. For schools and daycares, see our blog post for commonly asked questions about ESSER funding, including information on how you can apply.