The City of Wichita begins it 2016 water rebate program on Monday. Water customers may receive some cash back for purchases that are easy on the water supply.
High-efficiency washing machines, dishwashers and toilets that use less water will qualify for the rebate and can earn their owner a $100 bonus from the city. In addition to those items, prospective recipients can report smart controllers for irrigation and sensors that detect rain and turn off automatic irrigation for the same amount.
Those who have bought a rain barrel can also apply for a rebate up to $75.
Five rebates may be issued per residence, and the program will continue to be open until the money runs out. Mayor Jeff Longwell says the program has saved 199 million gallons of water since its inception in 2013.
For more information on the rebate program, check out the PDF below or visit http://www.wichita.gov/Government/Departments/PWU/Pages/RebateProgram.aspx.
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