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For Immediate Release:
November 18, 2011
Media Contact:
Jennifer Messemer

WASD receives grant funding for High Efficiency Toilet Rebate program

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department is one of nine recipients of grant funding from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD)'s Water Savings Incentive Program (WaterSIP).

WASD received $30,000 in funding for fiscal year 2011-2012 that will be used to support the successful Residential High Efficiency Toilet (HET) Rebate program. The HET program is estimated to save 12.7 million gallons a year when residents replace their old, inefficient toilets with new HET models.

To find out more on how to qualify for the $50 rebate for a new HET toilet, go to