The My Water Closet (MyWC2U) mobile application was introduced by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) as a way to make it easier to locate public toilets nationwide.
Initially launched in 2019, users of the application can obtain locations of the toilets and information regarding charges and available facilities, whether it caters to the disabled, has diaper changing rooms and the likes based on a star rating system.
Deputy Minister Senator Datuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad Baharuddin Shah stated that to develop the app, the Ministry and local authorities (PBT) collected location and basic data on more than 2,620 public toilets owned by the PBT across the country.
The data is recorded in a database, called the Malaysian Local Authorities Public Toilet Register or DATAMDatuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad Baharuddin Shah
Datuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin said during the app’s launch event that he is confident the MyWC2U (aka MyWC) app will be used widely by Malaysians and that it will be useful for tourists too.
Since its launch the app can now show users the nearest public toilet in a 25KM radius and has put in categories in the app to make searching for toilets easier.
The app has the locations of public toilets which now include shopping malls, public rest stops, restaurants, petrol stations and tourist sites.