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Water Conservation Incentive Programs
On November 1, 2022, the City Council updated the Water Conservation Incentive Programs designed to help you save water. The programs are described below. For more information on the application process, please view the application form for the program you are interested in.
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Beginning on February 7, 2023 this program will reimburse residents $2.00 for every square foot of lawn removed and replaced with drought tolerant landscaping, with a maximum rebate of the lesser amount between $10,000 or 50% of the total project cost. New landscaping will be required to have drip or micro spray irrigation and be on an automatic timer. To qualify for a rebate, see the terms and conditions on the application form.
Cash for Grass Rebate Program
Minimum Rebate Amount
Maximum Rebate Amount
$2.00 per ft² of grass removed
$600 (300 ft² LOTS < 4,750 ft²) $1,000 (500 ft² LOTS ≥ 4,750 ft²)
$10,000* (5,000 ft² or more of grass removed)
*No more than 50% of the total project cost
This program will provide a one-time rebate up to $100 for each 3.5 gallon per flush or higher replaced with a 1.28 gallon per flush or lower toilet. The rebate may be applied to the purchase and installation of a high-efficiency toilet which replaces a non-efficient toilet, not to exceed $100 per toilet. The applicant may choose to apply the full rebate to the purchase price and either pay for installation or install the unit themselves. To qualify for a rebate see terms and conditions on the application form.
High Efficiency Toilet Rebate
Hot Water Recirculation Pump Rebate
This program will reimburse residents a one-time $100 for the purchase and installation of a hot water recirculating pump. City staff will collect a valid sales receipt and perform an inspection after installation to verify the unit has been installed before a rebate is issued. To qualify for a rebate, see the terms and conditions on the application form.
Washing Machine Rebate
This Program will reimburse residents a one-time $150 for the purchase and installation of a CEE (Consortium for Energy Efficiency) Tier 3 washing machine. The machine being replaced must be a non-efficient model. City staff will perform inspections before and after purchase to verify both units before a rebate is issued. To qualify for a rebate, see the terms and conditions on the application form.
Rain Barrel Rebate
This program will pay up to $200 per household ($50 per barrel, with a minimum of two barrels) for the purchase and installation of qualified rain barrels. To qualify for a rebate, see the terms and conditions on the application form.
Smart Irrigation Controller Rebate
This program will pay $100 toward the cost of a new irrigation controller and associated sensors. The program covers Rachio irrigation controllers that have local weather station data and reduce irrigation based on weather and evapotranspiration (ET) rate. Different models may be submitted for approval by the City Engineer prior to purchase. To qualify for a rebate, see the terms and conditions on the application form.