Get the water bonus by replacing your taps with our low water consumption solutions

With the 2021 Appropriations Bill, the 2021 water bonus was approved which, with a view to low-consumption solutions and water waste reduction, represents a very important step in contributing to the environmental protection.

The water bonus provides a subsidy of € 1,000.00 to be used by 31/12/2021 for "replacement interventions of ceramic sanitary ware with new reduced-drain appliances and sanitary taps, shower heads and existing shower columns with new appliances to limit the water flow, on existing buildings, parts of existing buildings or single real estate units ".

The other relevant aspect consists in the fact that "The facility does not constitute taxable income of the beneficiary and is not relevant for the purposes of the equivalent economic situation indicator (ISEE)".
Water bonus 2021
HOW MUCH IS THE BONUS AMOUNT?
Each beneficiary is granted a water bonus up to a maximum of € 1,000 for the expenses actually incurred duly documented from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021.
 
WHICH INTERVENTIONS ARE ALLOWED?
It is possible to request the obtainment of the bonus for the following expenses:
• the supply and installation of ceramic sanitary vessels with a maximum discharge volume equal to or less than 6 liters and related discharge systems, including connected plumbing and masonry works and the dismantling and disposal of pre-existing systems;
• the supply and installation of taps and mixers for bathrooms and kitchens, including devices for controlling the flow of water with a flow rate equal to or less than 6 liters per minute, and shower heads and shower columns with water flow values equal to or less than 9 liters per minute, including any connected plumbing and masonry works and the dismantling and disposal of pre-existing systems.
 
HOW TO REQUEST THE BONUS?
The beneficiaries submit an application by registering on a web application, called "Piattaforma bonus idrico", accessible, after authentication, from the website of the Ministry of Ecological Transition, which will be made available within 60 days from the date of registration with the competent control bodies of the Ministerial Decree .
Interested parties, if they do not already have it, must request the attribution of the digital identity.
The identity of the beneficiaries, in relation to the data of the name, surname and tax code, is ascertained through SPID or through an Electronic Identity Card.
During the registration procedure, the beneficiary provides the necessary self-certification self-certification:
  • name, surname, tax code of the beneficiary;
  • amount of expenditure incurred, for which reimbursement is requested;
  • quantity of the asset and specifications of the laying or installation;
  • technical specifications, for each item replaced by water flow limiting devices, as well as specification of the maximum water flow rate (in l / min) of the purchased product;
  • cadastral identification of the property (Municipality, Section, Urban Section, Sheet, Parcel, Subaltern) for which a request for reimbursement has been submitted;
  • declaration of not having benefited from other tax concessions for the supply, installation and installation of the same goods;
  • coordinates of the bank / postal current account (Iban) of the beneficiary to which the refund is to be credited;
  • indication of the legal title for which the bonus is requested (owner, joint holder, tenant, usufructuary, etc.);
  • certification of the applicant if not owner or co-owner, pursuant to Presidential Decree 445/2000, of the details of the contract from which it is entitled;
  • certification, pursuant to Presidential Decree 445/2000, of communication to the joint holder / owner, also identified with name, surname and tax code, of the will to benefit from the aforementioned bonus;
  • copy of the electronic invoice or of the commercial document showing the tax code of the person requesting the credit. For subjects not required to issue an electronic invoice, the issuance of an invoice or a commercial document, certifying the purchase of the goods, a copy of the bank or postal payment, documentation of the seller suitable for tracing the transaction to the specific purchased product, as per model available on the "Platform".
 
CAUSES OF REJECTION OR EXCLUSION
Refunds are excluded:
  • if the request is incorrect in the compilation, incomplete information and / or attachments;
  • if, following the checks, irregularities are found with respect to what has been declared;
  • exhaustion of allocated resources.

CONTACTS
For requests for information on the 2021 Water Bonus, you can contact the contact center at the email address: bonus.idrico@mite.gov.it or by calling the dedicated numbers (active from Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 13:00) 06.5722.5367 and 06.5722.5390
Source: https://www.mite.gov.it/pagina/bonus-idrico-2021 06.10.2021