Multi-Family High Efficiency Toilet Retrofit

Get Up to $40 Per Water-Saving Toilet

$40 Multi-Family High Efficiency Toilet Retrofit Rebate

If replacing a 1.6 gallons per flush (gpf) toilet with a 0.8 gpf WaterSense certified toilet

If your existing toilets are rated as 1.6 gallons per flush (gpf), you are eligible for the $40 rebate when installing any WaterSense certified 0.8 gpf toilet or less.

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Owners of apartments buildings and multi-family properties can save water — and money — by replacing old toilets with high efficiency toilets.

Since 1994, the plumbing code has allowed for the production of toilets that use 1.6 gallons of water per flush (GPF), but WaterSense certified toilets use 0.8 – 1.28 GPF. If you want to upgrade to a WaterSense certified toilet, this rebate is for you.

What are the benefits?

Toilets can account for 25% of indoor water use, and old, leaky toilets can account for much more! Replacing old toilets with WaterSense certified toilets that use 0.8 – 1.28 gallons per flush can add up to major water and financial savings for property owners. Be sure to consult with a plumbing professional about the appropriateness of these toilets for your building.

  • The rebate helps to cover some of the upfront costs.
  • Reduced water usage can lower your water and sewer bill month after month.
  • Products that earn the WaterSense label are independently certified to ensure they meet water efficiency and quality performance standards.

General Requirements

For $40 Toilet Rebate, the toilet installed must be a WaterSense certified toilet using 0.8 gallons per flush or less, and the toilet replaced must use at least 1.6 gallons per flush (gpf). The gpf rating is usually printed on the toilet bowl or tank.

  • You must be an existing potable water utility customer of the city of Tampa, city of St. Petersburg, city of New Port Richey, Pinellas County, Pasco County or Hillsborough County.
  • Applications must be submitted within 1 year of purchase.
  • To qualify for a rebate, all installed toilets must be listed on the EPA WaterSense eligibility list, which is available online at
  • You must schedule a free pre-installation inspection to ensure qualification.
  • Call (941)289-6927 to schedule your inspection.
  • Applicant agrees to Customer Agreement (see below).

Documentation Requirements

  • A pre and post inspection report of your old and new toilets. There is no charge for the inspection or reports. These reports will be provided to you by the inspector.
  • A purchase receipt is required, indicating the brand, model number, itemized costs, number of units purchased, payment indication, purchase date and install date (if applicable).
  • A copy of the utility bill.
  • A W9.
  • If rebate is payable to an authorized representative of the owner, a completed and signed general release form is required. You may download a general release form here.

Customer Agreement

  • Applicant must be an existing potable water utility customer of the city of Tampa, city of St. Petersburg, city of New Port Richey, Pinellas County, Pasco County or Hillsborough County.
  • Tampa Bay Water Wise reserves the right to verify the purchase and installation of the device(s) through a post-installation inspection. If the rebate inspector is unable to conduct a scheduled inspection to verify purchase and/or installation, the rebate check may not be issued.
  • Applicant must allow Tampa Bay Water Wise or its third-party inspector access to review the completed installation for up to two (2) years after a rebate check has been paid in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the program.
  • Tampa Bay Water Wise reserves the right to inspect all rebate submissions to determine eligibility. Fraudulent requests for rebates or duplicate submissions will be denied. Any paid rebates will be subject to repayment to Tampa Bay Water Wise if fraudulent activity is determined.
  • Applications submitted with missing or incomplete information will be subject to processing delays and/or denial of the rebate request.
  • Complete rebate applications submitted may take up to 30 days to be processed, approved, and have rebate checks sent out. Rebate approval is at the sole discretion of Tampa Bay Water Wise, and submission of a rebate application does not guarantee rebate approval.
  • In order to receive a rebate, applicants must fulfill application requirements, meet rebate criteria, and accept the customer agreement.
  • Rebate(s) will be issued as a check made payable to the account holder or property owner. Checks will not be issued to third parties or contractors, unless designated by the property owner with a general release form here.
  • The rebate issued cannot exceed the purchase price of the installed product.
  • Rebates are offered on new products only. Used or refurbished items are not eligible for a rebate.
  • All products must be owned by the customer. Rented or leased products are not eligible for a rebate.
  • New construction projects are not eligible.
  • Purchases must be made on or after March 1, 2020, with applications submitted within one year of purchase.


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