City encourages residents to take advantage of water rebates

City of Wichita (KSN Photo)

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

Rebates are available to customers who have an active water accounts with the City of Wichita. More information is available at Wichita.gov and SaveWichitaWater.com.

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