Rebates are subject to conditions outlined in Council's Residential Rebate for Water Saving Products Policy.
A stand-alonetank is a tank for outside use only.
An integrated tank has mandatory garden use and must incorporate
mains supply top-up with connection to any two items (e.g. toilet, hot
water system or washing machine).
The rainwater tank rebate is conditional upon tanks meeting the following requirements:
Minimum tank size 5,000L;
Installation must include screening to exclude leaves, insects and other debris;
A minimum of 20L of the first flush of roof catchment rainwater must be diverted/discarded before entering the rainwater tank;
The provisions of the Residential Rebate for Water Saving Products Policy and the Public Health Regulation 2018 must be complied with;
Installation must meet any relevant building codes or plumbing and drainage code requirements and have the necessary Council permit where required;
The tank must be used for the collection and storage of rainwater; and
The tank must be of a colour, shape, size and position that is congruous with the neighbourhood amenity.
An inspection of the the installed tank may be conducted by Council prior to
payment of the rebate.
The showerhead must:
replace a non-water efficient showerhead; and
be rated 3 stars or higher under the WELS Scheme.
The washing machine must be rated 5 stars or higher
under the WELS Scheme.
Dual Flush Toilet
The toilet must:
be a 6/3 litre or 4.5/3 litre system;
replace an existing single flush toilet system;
be installed by a licensed plumber;
meet any relevant plumbing and drainage codes; and
have the necessary Council permit where required.
Application for Residential Rebate for Water Saving Products
When to apply
How to apply
Claims must be submitted within three months of purchase as indicated from the date on the receipt.