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Applications For City of Brandon 2016 Water Filter Rebate Program Close Dec. 15th


December 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Brandon, MB – The City of Brandon’s Engineering Services & Water Resources Department wishes to remind the public that applications from eligible property owners or occupants wishing to take advantage of the City of Brandon 2016 Water Filter Rebate Program must be received no later than Thursday, Dec. 15th, 2016. The rebate process was rolled out in September 2016 to assist properties impacted by lead water service connections or tap water which may be above the national drinking water guidelines for lead concentrations.

The program is part of the City of Brandon’s Lead Water Services Strategy and provides a one-time rebate of up to $100 to assist eligible property owners/occupants in the purchase of an NSF-certified water filter for lead removal. Program criteria, eligibility, and application forms are all available via the City of Brandon website at http://www.brandon.ca/water-treatment/water-filter-rebate-program, by calling the City of Brandon Engineering Services & Water Resources Department at 204-729-2527, or by emailing waterfilterrebate@brandon.ca.

Completed application forms must be submitted, either in person or by mail, with all required documentation to: Water Filter Rebate Program, 638 Princess Avenue, Brandon, MB, R7A 0P3. Applications must be received no later than Dec. 15th, 2016 to be processed as part of the 2016 program.

Preliminary approval has been given by Brandon City Council for the City of Brandon to offer a similar rebate program in 2017. As such, information on a 2017 Water Filter Rebate Program will be made available on the City website in the coming weeks.

General information about the impact of lead water services connections on drinking water can be found at http://www.brandon.ca/water-treatment/lead-water-services-information.


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