In an effort to encourage water conservation, the City of Pullman is offering toilet rebates. Pullman residents and business owners that switch out an old toilet for a low flush version may earn a rebate of up to $125! If you are wondering how much your current toilet uses per flush, find out here (use link from current homepage to pdf).
Typically, toilets made before 1994 use 5 to 7 gallons per flush. Today there are many low flow options such as an Ultra Flow Toilet (1.6 gallons per flush) or a High Efficiency Toilet (less than 1.28 gallons per flush). Switching over one toilet can save as much as 10,000 gallons per year, and through Pullman's Toilet Rebate Program it is economically advantageous to switch. To be qualified for the rebate, an applicant must be an owner of a residential or commercial property served by the City of Pullman Water System and be replacing his or her existing pre-code toilet with either a new Ultra Low Flow Toilet or a High Efficiency Toilet. In order to receive the rebate, applicants first complete a Water Conservation Rebate Application. Then their old toilet must be inspected before the new low flow toilet is installed.
The Water Conservation Rebate Application is also available at the Public Works or Finance Departments in City Hall at 325 Paradise Street. For additional information please call (509)338-3242.