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City of Brandon Accepting Applications For 2018 Water Filter Rebate Program

February 8, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Brandon, MB – The City of Brandon Engineering Services Department is now accepting applications for the City of Brandon 2018 Water Filter Rebate Program. The program was established by the City of Brandon in the fall of 2016 to assist properties impacted by lead water service connections or by tap water which may be above the national drinking water guidelines for lead concentrations. This rebate incentive is part of the City of Brandon’s Lead Water Services Strategy, more information for which is available on the City of Brandon website at http://www.brandon.ca/water-treatment/lead-water-services-information.

The City of Brandon Water Filter Rebate Program 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. The program is open for application by any City of Brandon property owners/occupants who meet the following criteria:

  • confirmation there is a lead service connection present, OR
  • confirmation of test results which show lead at levels higher than national drinking water guidelines of 0.010 milligrams per litre (mg/L); AND
  • submission of a completed application form provided by the City of Brandon; AND
  • submission of the original receipt & packaging showing purchase of an NSF/ANSI-53 certified water filter
     

Applications can be downloaded via the City of Brandon website here at http://www.brandon.ca/water-treatment/water-filter-rebate-program. Completed application forms must then be submitted, either in person or by mail, with required documentation to: Water Filter Rebate Program, 638 Princess Avenue, Brandon, MB, R7A 0P3. Following processing time (which may take up to 2 months), successful applicants will be mailed a rebate cheque. Eligible property owners or occupants are encouraged to take advantage of the intake process, as applications must be received by the City of Brandon no later than Dec. 15th, 2018.

Public enquiries regarding the City of Brandon’s 2018 Water Filter Rebate Program can be directed to 204-729-2214 OR waterfilterrebate@brandon.ca.

City of Brandon - 410 9th Street - Brandon MB - R7A 6A2 - Phone: 204. 729. 2186