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As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

Business Conservation

Many businesses in Miami-Dade County have taken steps to incorporate sustainable practices into their operations, finding savings in water and energy use, and therefore improving performance and achieving operational cost savings.

Get information about obtaining green certification for your business. A certified Green business not only results in financial savings and environmental benefits, but enhances the company's image and reputation among potential and existing customers. Residents and visitors can also find hotels that meet green standards,

Green Lodging

More than four dozen hotels across Miami-Dade County are Green-certified -- meaning they do their part to save on water and energy consumption. Do yourself, and the environment, good by taking a staycation at one of these locations.

Lodging Showerhead Retrofit

Owners of hotel and motel properties, with 100 rooms or less and built before 1996, are eligible for a Large Volume Distribution of high-efficiency showerheads and faucet aerators.

Lodging Toilet Rebate

Miami-Dade County hotels and motels can replace in-room, older-model toilets with high-efficiency models.

Green Restauarant Certification

Restaurants are joining the good fight against water hogging. Green restaurants only serve water upon request. They are turning off the taps when not in use, and only running dishwashers with a full load.

Learn how you can get certified.

Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Evaluations

The Miami-Dade County Water Use Efficiency Program encourages Industrial, Commercial and Institutional facilities to reduce their water consumption through the implementation of best management practices that would save water and money.

Green Business Certification Program

Miami-Dade County’s Green Business Certification Program is a free, voluntary program designed to help businesses go above and beyond basic green measures.

Currently available for dental practices, retail/office businesses, restaurants and garment cleaning businesses,

Indoor water use changes for new developments

The Water-Use Efficiency Standards Manual , developed by the Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department and created in 2009, includes an advisory committee's recommendations and new requirements regarding specific water-saving practices for certain industries, as well as low-impact development practices, to achieve maximum water savings in future residential and commercial development.

The Department is also reviewing the water use assigned to different land uses listed in Chapter 24, Section 24-43-1 of the Miami-Dade County Code of Ordinances. This information will be included in future updates of the manual.

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