With the extreme heat index lately, water conservation is a primary concern. The City of West Palm Beach is addressing the issue with several programs to help residents save money and water.
Oct. 3, 2023 is the next giveaway date; registration open.
New water customers can receive welcome kits of their choice:
- Indoor kit: Leak detector dye tabs, low-flow shower head, 5-minute shower timer, faucet aerators, toilet displacement bag.
- Outdoor kit: Spray hose nozzle, rain gauge, automatic hose timer shut-off valve.
- Toilet tune-up kit: Frugal Flush toilet flapper, FlushLess displacement bag and leak detector dye tabs.
Homeowners can receive a free 55-gallon rain barrel to help:
- conserve water
- save money
- reduce storm water runoff
In order to be approved for this program, you will be required to watch the virtual presentation and complete a quiz to understand safety concerns and installation tips or attend an in-person presentation. One rain barrel per property for the lifetime of the property. Advance registration and approval required.
More workshops and pick-ups will be scheduled throughout the year. Meanwhile, here's an informative slideshow from the South Florida Water Management District:
Additionally: The West Palm Beach Public Utilities Department will once again be providing $125 High Efficiency Toilet Credits for the replacement of residential and commercial toilets to promote water conservation, after the new budget is in place during August, 2023.