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Rebates Available for Commercial Water Conservation Upgrades and Projects

Fort Collins Utilities now offers a variety of rebates for restrooms, clothes washers, dishwashers, sprinkler equipment and custom projects to help commercial customers save water and money on utility bills.

Rebates are available to all businesses with a Fort Collins Utilities commercial water account, including HOAs and apartment complexes. See applications and guidelines at fcgov.com/water-efficiency.

Rebates include:

Restrooms (use 20-60 percent less water by replacing existing toilets/urinals):

  • $50: WaterSense tank toilet
  • $100: WaterSense urinal
  • $50: 1.6 gpf flushometer valve toilet
  • $100: 1.28 gpf flushometer valve toilet

Clothes washers and dishwashers (qualifying ENERGY STAR® appliances):

  • $250: vended (coin/card op) clothes washers
  • $125: commercial grade, non-vended clothes washers
  • $250: commercial grade dishwashers

Sprinkler equipment (qualifying models):

Up to 50 percent of cost of weather-based controller or weather station ($400 max.)

  • $3 per high-efficiency nozzle (12 minimum)
  • $30 for rain sensor installed on existing controller
  • $35 per zone for pressure regulation
  • $50 toward a sprinkler audit (free audits for HOAs)

Custom projects (with an estimated 20 percent water savings):

  • 25 percent of cost of water-saving equipment ($5,000 max.)
  • Examples: industrial process equipment, car wash upgrades or showerhead replacements

Program requirements (details and applications for each rebate at fcgov.com/water-efficiency):

  • Fort Collins Utilities commercial water customers
  • Rebates of $1,000 or more require pre-approval and site visit
  • Limit of $5,000 per eligible account each year

For more information, e-mail , call (970) 221-6700, or TDD (970) 224-6003.