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Rebates for households to install rainwater tanks or greywater systems
27-06-2012 1:41:41 AM
 

National Rainwater and Greywater Initiative

As part of the $12.9 billion Water for the Future plan, the Government is delivering the $250 million National Rainwater and Greywater Initiative to help people use water wisely in their everyday lives. The Australian Government is providing:

  • Rebates of up to $500 for households to install rainwater tanks or greywater systems.
  • Grants to surf life saving clubs of up to $10,000 to install a rainwater tank or undertake a larger water saving project.

Rebates for households to install rainwater tanks or greywater systems

Rebates of up to $500 are available to households for either:

  • The purchase and installation of a new rainwater tank which is connected for internal reuse of the water for toilet and/or laundry use; or
  • The purchase and installation of a permanent greywater treatment system.

Applying for the rebate - households

For more information on how to apply, contact the national information line on 1800 808 571 or email: nrgi@environment.gov.au Completed application forms should be sent to: Household Rainwater/Greywater Rebate
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601

See also

The National Rainwater and Greywater Initiative is currently experiencing peak workloads. Applicants may find a small delay in payment as a result. For further information, visit http://www.environment.gov.au/water/programs/nrgi/index.html