WICHITA, Kansas – City of Wichita officials on Thursday provided an update on a water conservation rebate program that encourages residents to purchase high-efficiency appliances to help save water.
About $2,721.66 remains in the rebate account. So far, city officials have approved 743 applications, totaling $91,022.34 in rebates to water customers who are paid through deductions of their monthly bills. Rebate applications for items purchased this calendar year will continue to be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the remaining funds are exhausted.
So far, the rebates have been provided for 162 washing machines; 249 dishwashers; 311 low-flush toilets; seven smart irrigation controllers; two dual flush kits; three rain sensors; and 210 rain barrels. Specifically, eight devices and appliances are eligible for rebates.
There is a limit of five rebated items per water customer. Rebates will not exceed the purchase price.
Eligible for up to $100 Rebate
- Low-flow toilets
- Low-flow urinals
- High-efficiency dishwashers
- High-efficiency washing machines
- Smart-irrigation controllers
- Rain-sensor shutoffs
Eligible for up to $75 Rebate
- Rain barrels
Eligible for up to $50 Rebate
- Dual-flush toilet conversion kits