20 Mar '12, 12pm

NYC to Offer Water-Saving Toilet Rebates

NYC to Offer Water-Saving Toilet Rebates

Nearly two years after the New York City Council passed legislation requiring all new city buildings to have dual-flush toilets, the Big Apple’s Department of Environmental Protection is now prepared to offer rebates to homeowners and landlords who opt to replace antiquated commodes with models that use less than 1.28 gallons per flush. Starting in 2013, the city will dole out $125 vouchers to New Yorkers who give water-guzzling potties the old heave-ho in an effort to reduce city-wide water usage by 3 percent per day. This may not seem like a significant amount but, according to city officials, it adds up to roughly 30 million gallons shaved off of the typical 1 billion gallons of water used daily across the five boroughs. It’s expected that 800,000 old toilets will be replaced as part of this cash for crappers scheme which is being launched to help lower water demand in ...

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