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What is Greywater?
Greywater is untreated water that drains from your clothes washer, bathtub, shower, or bathroom sink. Graywater has low levels of contaminants, but when handled properly, it can be used for non-potable purposes such as landscape irrigation.
What Types of Greywater Systems Are Eligible for Rebate?
Only HCD-1 Clothes Washer Systems are eligible. These systems do not require a permit to complete. Any other more advanced system will both not be eligible and also require a permit to complete work.
What is a “HCD-1 Clothes Washer System”?
HCD-1 Clothes Washer System, more commonly known as “Laundry to Landscape” is a system that uses water from your washing machine to irrigate trees, shrubs, or non-edible plants.
What are the requirements for the System?
The system shall adhere to the California Plumbing Code
1503.1.1 [HCD 1] Clothes Washer System
A clothes washer system in compliance with all of the following is exempt from the construction permit specified in Section 22.214.171.124 and may be installed or altered without a construction permit:
Can Anyone Install the System?
Yes. Anyone can install the system, but it is recommended that a professional complete the work. This person does not have to be a licensed contractor.
How Much Will be Rebated?
The rebate amount is equal to labor and materials but will not exceed $350.00.
When Will I Receive My Rebate?
Once you have an active application, have completed the work, and provide invoices for labor & materials.
Invoices can be provided via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered in person to City Hall.
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