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Free Showerhead and Lightbulb Exchange

Want a FREE showerhead and home water conservation kit?

If your bathroom fixtures have not been upgraded since prior to 1996, the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) will exchange up to two showerheads for two high-efficiency models. We will also provide you with a conservation kit which contains a 1.5 gallons of water per minute (gpm) showerhead, a 1.5 gpm kitchen swivel aerator, a 1.0 gpm bathroom aerator and leak detection dye tablets.

Water conservation kit


FREE High Efficiency Lightbulb Exchange

Water and energy are inextricably linked. Reducing your energy use saves water, while conserving water saves energy! Visit any Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department customer service center to exchange your old wasteful incandescent lightbulbs for high efficiency CFL lightbulbs. Maximum of three lightbulbs per household.


Come into one of our three exchange locations with your showerheads and exchange them for a high-efficiency models, and get a home conservation kit absolutely FREE! 

For additional information about this or other waste efficiency program, please call 786-552-8974.

Facts about WASD's high efficiency showerheads:

  • They use 1.5 gallons of water per minute (1.5 gpm). This showerhead can reduce your water use by approximately 50% compared to showering with a high flow model.
  • They have a chrome finish and a variable flow control for user comfort.
  • Customers may exchange a maximum of 2 showerheads per residence for the lifetime of the property.

Why go high-efficiency?

The shower is a large user of water in the home (as well as toilets and washing machines), using about 17% of total household water.

Installing a high-efficiency showerhead is a practical way to reduce water consumption. It not only reduces your water bill, it reduces your sewer and energy bills as well. This method of water conservation has a short payback period; as short as a few months depending on the cost of the fixture you replace.

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, high-efficiency showerheads provided by WASD use only 1.5 gallons per minute, or 7 1/2 gallons for a 5-minute shower, reducing water demand by at least 50% (courtesy of SAHRA - Arizona Board of Regents website).

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