Pee-Proof Walls Thwart Public Urinators in San Francisco

Instant karma awaits those who choose to empty their bladders on the streets of San Francisco.

The San Francisco Public Works Department (SFPW) is coating select city walls with water-repelling paint that makes urine splash back onto the source of the illegal fount. It’s a technique borrowed from a city in Germany, where the specialized paint has caused enough messes that fewer people are choosing to conduct their personal business in public.

Urine Trouble
In San Francisco, far too

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