The Victorian Government offers rebates on water-saving products through the Living Victoria Water Rebate Program.
The rebates are administered by us on behalf of the Victorian Government, and deducted from your Barwon Water bill.
Rebates increased for 2012–2015
The Victorian Government Living Victoria Water Rebate Program has been extended until 30 June 2015.
Under the latest phase of the program:
Rainwater tanks 2,000–3,999 litres are eligible for a $850 rebate, when connected to a toilet and/or laundry.
Rainwater tanks 4,000 litres and over are eligible for a $1,300 rebate, when connected to a toilet or laundry.
Rainwater tanks 4,000 litres and over are eligible for a $1,500 rebate, when connected to a toilet and laundry.
This rebate is available for new toilet/laundry connections from existing rainwater tanks (not previously connected to toilets/laundry).
For a new water- and energy-efficient clothes washer.
For replacing a single-flush toilet or upgrading a less efficient dual-flush toilet
A 3-star showerhead uses 9 litres of water or less per minute.
For swimming pool covers with rollers or reels.
A device that saves cold water in hot water pipes by diverting it back to hot water system.
A water audit to assess how your household can save water.
A permanent system that recycles waste water from bathrooms and laundries for use on the garden.
A $30 rebate is available for the purchase of one or more of the following products, with a combined value of $100 or more. You can claim the basket offer once per calendar year.
The Victorian Government Living Victoria Water Rebate Program is also open to residents not connected to a reticulated water supply (i.e. mains water or "town water").
These rebates are administered by the Department of Sustainability and Environment. They are not administered by Barwon Water.
The Victorian Government Living Victoria Water Rebate Program also applies to small businesses (those with 50 employees or less).
Eligible businesses can claim up to 50% of the cost of eligible water-wise products (up to a maximum rebate of $2,000).
A wide range of products attact rebates, including rainwater tanks, washing machines, dishwashers, dual-flush toilets, urinals, greywater systems, wok stoves, spray nozzles, data loggers, flow control valves and more.
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