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Commercial Water Conservation Program

Commercial Water Conservation Program

The City of Middleton Water Utility is offering the following programs to commercial customers (includes commercial, industrial, public authority, and multi-family housing of three units or more). Customers may pursue any one or all of the following: 

These programs are part of the Middleton Sustainable City Plan, which includes a goal to decrease by 10% by 2020 the gallons of groundwater delivered to commercial users per square foot.

Eligibility 

  • Participants in the program must be commercial (commercial, industrial, public authority, or multi-family housing of three units or more) customers of the City of Middleton Water Utility.
Water Audit Program 
  • This program is limited to one water audit per customer per year.
  • The Water Utility will reimburse commercial customers 50% of the cost of a water efficiency audit. Commercial customers who are interested in taking advantage of the water efficiency audit reimbursements should fill out the water audit application form so that funds can be earmarked for the audit. Funds will be held for a period of 60 days from the date of City approval of the application. If a claim is not made within 60 days, the funds will be made available to other customers wishing to take advantage of the program.
  • The City will require a proof of payment and a copy of the written water audit report prior to reimbursing 50% of the costs.
  • The audit must be undertaken by an independent auditor.
  • This program is subject to change at the City reserves the right to refuse an audit reimbursement to a customer who does not meet the criteria.

        Rebate Program

Application

To apply for the rebate, you must submit two items: 

  • The original, dated sales receipt for the toilet or pre-rinse spray valve showing purchase price of the fixture and the manufacturer’s model name and number. Receipts are valid for 60 days after purchase date. (You should keep a photocopy of your receipt). The receipt must be dated on or after January 1, 2016 to qualify for the rebate.
  • A completed application form. 

These items may be mailed or delivered to the following address:

Middleton Water Utility  

Middleton City Hall

7426 Hubbard Avenue

Middleton, WI 53562


Installation

Owners may install the toilets and pre-rinse spray valves themselves, or they may hire a plumber or contractor to do the job. Owners are responsible for proper installation and associated costs and will be required to pull a permit for toilet installation prior to installing the toilet (the permitting fees will be waived). Installation may be subject to verification by building inspection personnel. Toilets and pre-rinse spray valves may be purchased at any supplier as long as they are on the applicable WaterSense list.

Rebates

Rebate checks of up to $100 (not to exceed actual purchase price) for toilets and up to $25 (not to exceed actual purchase price) for pre-rinse spray valves will be sent to the customer’s address after the applications are processed. Please allow six to eight weeks. Rebates are not available for the costs of taxes or installation.

Disposal of Old Toilets / Pre-Rinse Spray Valves

Replaced toilets and pre-rinse spray valves should be disposed of so that they cannot be re-used.


For more information, call the Middleton Water Utility at (608) 821-8370.