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Steamboat rebate program to boost water conservation

The green grass of West Lincoln Park is an inviting sight for locals and tourists in the summer. The city is looking at the possibility of switching from treated water to raw water for irrigation at the park in an effort to conserve resources.

At a glance

■ High-efficiency toilets ($150 rebate for commercial, maximum $1,050; $100 rebate for residential, limit two per residence)

Rebates are for replacement of toilets manufactured before 1994 that use 3.5 gallons per flush or more. Only EPA WaterSense-labeled toilets that use 1.28 gallons per flush or less listed at http://www.epa.gov/WaterSense/product_search.html are eligible for rebate. The WaterSense logo must appear on the toilet or box.

■ High-efficiency clothes washers ($100 rebate, limit one per residence)

Replace your 2000 or older model clothes washer with a high-efficiency model. Only Tier 3 models listed by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency at http://www.waterenergysavings.com are eligible.

■ High-efficiency dishwashers ($100 rebate, limit one per residence)

Replace your 2002 or older model dishwasher with a high-efficiency model. Only models listed at http://www.energystar.gov are eligible. Other restrictions apply.