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Toilet Rebate applications will be accepted effective October 1, 2015.

Water Conservation Ultra-Low Flow Toilet Rebate Program

Rebate Eligibility and Rules

Over 30% of indoor residential water use can occur as a result of flushing the toilet.  To help water customers reduce water use, the City of Tamarac offers this extraordinary program aimed at encouraging customers to replace their high water use toilets with new Ultra-Low Flow toilets. This year, replacement toilets must be approved by the EPA’s Water Sense Program, which ensures that toilets meet high performance standards.
 
The City of Tamarac Public Services Department is offering rebates on ultra-low flow labeled (1.28 gallon/flush or lower)  Water Sense labeled toilets.

In order to qualify for the rebate: water_conservation

• Must be a home/condo owner and customer of the City of Tamarac water system.

• Application must be approved prior to purchase of toilet.

• Residents are required to obtain a building permit; however, all fees have been
  waived.                

• Not retroactive, not available for new construction.

• Receive up to $150 towards the price of each Water Sense certified
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  Ultra-Low Flow toilets (maximum of two). Community Development Block Program qualified
  applicants are eligible for an additional $100 per toilet
  (See “What is Community Development Block Program”).
  Rebate will not exceed the cost of the fixture.

• The homeowner or association bears responsibility for fixture installation.

• Condo units are eligible for the toilet rebate; however, a plumber must pull the permit,
  not the resident.

• Residents must submit a copy of the invoice in order to receive the rebate.

• Residents will receive a check for the amount of the rebate.            

• Funds are limited, offered on a first come, first served basis.

• Please allow 4-6 weeks for your rebate.

• Maximum of two toilets per household.            

           
What is Community Development Block Grant?

Community Development Block Grant is additional grant money available to qualified customers. To qualify, customers must live in a 55 plus restricted community, or be age 62 or older. Community Development Block Grant money allows for up to $100.00 per toilet (maximum of two).  This may include the cost of the toilet and installation but cannot exceed $100.00 per toilet.

What Are Water Sense Labeled Toilets?

Recent advancements have allowed toilets to use 20 percent less water than the current federal standard, while still providing equal or superior performance. The Water Sense label is used on toilets that are independently certified to meet rigorous criteria for both performance and efficiency. Only toilets that complete the third-party certification process can earn the Water Sense label.

How Much Can Water Sense Labeled Toilets Save?

Over the course of your lifetime, you will likely flush the toilet nearly 140,000 times. If you replace older, existing toilets with Water Sense labeled products, it is estimated that the average household can save as much as 6,000 gallons of water per year, greener choice.

 
Toilet Rebate Program
Public Services Department
10101 State Street
Tamarac, FL 33321-6428
(954) 597-3750

 
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