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Sign up for Hernando's 2012 Water Conservation Projects
Sign up for Hernando's 2012 Water Conservation Projects

Hernando County, Florida-- Time is running out to sign up for incentive-based Water Conservation Projects for this year. The Rain Sensor Installation Program and the Low Flow Toilet Replacement Program end on September 15, 2012.

The Rain Sensor program is an outdoor water saving method, promoting residential conservation by offering a $50 water bill credit for customers who have a rain sensor installed to their irrigation system.

Requirements of participants are as follows:

  • Must be Hernando County Utilities Department customers who irrigate with county supplied water
  • The home irrigation system must be older than 2001
  • The new rain sensor must be installed by one of the participating irrigation contractors

The Low Flow Toilet Replacement program is an indoor initiative to promote water conservation in Hernando County Homes. The Hernando County Utilities Department is offering a $100 water bill credit for replacing older toilets for with new water efficient toilets, averaging 1.6 gallons per flush.

Requirements of participants are as follows:

  • Participants must be HCUD customers
  • The home must be older than 1994
  • The new water efficient toilet must be installed by one of the participating plumbing contractors

To see if you qualify for these programs and for more information, call 352-754-4705 or email waterconservation@co.hernando.fl.us.

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