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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Builders in Alachua County now have an opportunity to receive a $700 rebate for saving water. The Alachua County Environmental Protection Department (EPD) has received funding from the St. Johns River Water Management District to incentivize theFlorida Water Star Program for new construction (including construction in the County and municipalities). A rebate of $700 is available to builders for each home and commercial structure that receives Florida Water Star Certification while funds are available. Florida Water Star is a voluntary water conservation certification program for new residential and commercial construction.
“Florida Water Star homes save an estimated $530 on annual utility bills and almost 50,000 gallons of water per year compared to typical homes,” said EPD Water Conservation Coordinator Stacie Greco. “The goal of the program is to encourage construction practices that reduce water use demands on our groundwater so that there is more water available to replenish our springs, rivers, and lakes.”
To learn more about the rebate program and conserving water, visit the Alachua County Water Resources website.
For more information, contact Stacie Greco at 352-264-6829 or email@example.com.
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