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Want a FREE showerhead and home water conservation kit?
If your bathroom fixtures have not been upgraded since 1996, the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) will exchange your actual showerhead for a more streamlined, cost-effective High-Efficiency showerhead as well as provide you with a conservation kit for your home.
Simply come into any one of our three exchange locations with your actual showerhead and exchange it for a high-efficiency model and home conservation kit absolutely FREE!
Martin Luther King Plaza
2525 NW 62 ST., 1st Floor
Miami, FL 33147
(M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
South Dade Government Center
10710 SW 211 St., Suite 102
Cutler Bay, FL 33189
(M-F 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department
3071 SW 38 Ave., 1st Floor
Miami, FL 33146
(M-F 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Also available at this year's Adopt-a-Tree Events!
For additional information about this or other water efficiency programs, please call 786-552-8974.
Some interesting facts about WASD's high efficiency showerheads:
- They use only about 1½ gallons of water per minute (1.5 gpm). This represents more than a 50% drop in the amount of water used by most people in the shower.
- They are a fashionable white and include built-in massage, on/off valve and a swivel head for user comfort and convenience.
- Customers may exchange a maximum of 2 showerheads once per lifetime of the property.
Why go high efficiency?
After the toilet, the shower is the second heaviest water user in the home, using up to 30 percent of total household water.
Having a high efficiency showerhead is a very practical way to reduce water consumption during bathing. It not only reduces your water bill, it reduces your sewer and energy bills as well. This method of water conservation has a very short payback period, often as short as a few months.
Typical non-conserving showerheads have flow rates of 5 to 8 gallons per minute, meaning that a typical 5-minute shower would send about 25-40 gallons of fresh water down the drain and into the sewer.
By contrast, the high efficiency showerheads being exchanged by WASD use only 1.5 gallons per minute, or 7½ gallons for a 5-minute shower, reducing water demand by at least 50%. (courtesy of SAHRA - Arizona Board of Regents website)
Visit the Water Conservation site for much more information on Miami-Dade County programs and ways to save water, energy -- and money!
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