More chemical loos for Christchurch

10:11 pm on 11 March 2011

Another 5000 chemical toilets have arrived in Christchurch, bringing the total number of toilets delivered to the city to 10,000.

Civil Defence says the toilets will be delivered to homes in Avondale, Westhaven and Bromley.

It says another 7500 are due in the next few days and a further 5000 next week.

In total, it estimates 30,000 toilets will be delivered to Christchurch.

In all, 67 waste crews, 127 water crews and 125 roading crews are operating around Christchurch.