Did you know they have to comply with Florida Water Star requirements?
Florida Water StarSM (FWS) is a water conservation certification program adopted by Toho Water Authority in April 2008 for all new residential single family home projects. The program has been expanded to include multifamily construction and all undeveloped lots including those in projects predating April 2008. Compliance with the expanded program will begin with building permits issued on and after April 1, 2016.
Florida Water Star Silver certification criteria:
Indoor fixtures and appliances
Checklist and technical manual
Residential construction is required to comply with items LC 1 - INC 6 (Silver Certification) within the Toho Water Authority service area. CLICK HERE for check list. We have also included the TECHNICAL MANUAL.
Indoor fixtures and appliances that meet FWS criteria are similar in cost to typical fixtures and appliances.
A FWS home uses approximately 20 percent less water indoors compared to a typical home.
A FWS landscape allows no more than 60 percent high-volume irrigation compared to a typical landscape that has 80 percent high-volume irrigation.