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Residential Programs and Rebates

SDCWA Residential Water Calculator

See how your estimated water usage compares to average and water-wise households. Please visit http://www.sdcwa.org/water-calculator for more information.

Turf Replacement Programs 

San Diego County Water Authority

Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Turf area must be located in a front or side yard.  Rebate is $1.50/s.f. Please visit http://turfreplacement.watersmartsd.org for more information.

Metropolitan Water District

Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Turf area can be located in front, side or rear yard.  Rebate is $1.00/s.f. Can apply for both the Metropolitan rebate and the San Diego County rebate for front and side yards to receive up to $2.50/s.f. For more information on the Metropolitan Water District rebate visit http://www.socalwatersmart.com

Residential (Single-Family) Rebates

Funding for programs is limited and available on a first-come, first served basis. Please visit http://www.socalwatersmart.com/ or call 1-888-376-3314, for more information.

Device/Service Water-Efficient Device Base Rebate
Clothes Washer   High Efficiency (HECW). 
See the list of qualifying products at http://www.socalwatersmart.com/images/PDFs/qualifying_list_hecw.pdf
An additional rebate may also be available from SDG&E.  For more information visit http://www.sdge.com/save-money/
$85
Irrigation Controller Weather Based Irrigation ‘Smart’ Controller (residential properties with less than 1 acre)
See the list of qualifying products at http://www.socalwatersmart.com/images/PDFs/qualifying_list_wbics.pdf
$80
Irrigation Controller Weather Based Irrigation ‘Smart’ Controller (residential properties with 1 acre or more)
See the list of qualifying products at http://www.socalwatersmart.com/images/PDFs/qualifying_list_wbics.pdf
$25/controller station
Irrigation Nozzles Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles (must purchase a minimum quantity of 15 nozzles)
See the list of qualifying products at http://www.socalwatersmart.com/images/PDFs/qualifying_list_nozzles.pdf
$4/nozzle
Rain Barrels Minimum 50-gallon size.  Barrel must be designed for intended purpose of rain capture.  Maximum 4 rain barrels per home.  There is no list of qualifying products, but receipt must contain the words 'rain barrel'
http://socalwatersmart.com
$75/per rain barrel
Soil Moisture Sensor For residential properties with less than 1 acre. This rebate is not available for customers who have received a rebate for an irrigation controller. See the list of qualifying products at http://socalwatersmart.com/images/PDFs/qualifying_list_sms.pdf     $80
Soil Moisture Sensor For residential properties with more than 1 acre. This rebate is not available for customers who have received a rebate for an irrigation controller.  See the list of qualifying products at http://socalwatersmart.com/images/PDFs/qualifying_list_sms.pdf $25/controller station
Toilet High Efficiency Toilet (HET), 1.28 gallons per flush (GPF) or less.
See the list of qualifying products at http://www.socalwatersmart.com/images/PDFs/qualifying_list_het.pdf
$50

Free Residential Water Surveys 866-883-1332

A WaterSmart Checkup is a free service designed to help residential customers to identify leaks, inefficiencies and water waste on their property as well as water savings opportunities. An independent, certified water efficiency professional will visit your property and provide site-specific water-saving recommendations. There is no obligation to implement recommendations and no solicitation.

For more information or to scheduled an appointment call 866-833-1332 or visit http://watersmartcheckup.org


Agricultural Water Management Program

The Agricultural Water Management Program provides free irrigation system evaluations to agricultural properties with two or more acres of irrigated crop or grove. Emission uniformity and pressure readings are determined for the irrigation system and recommendations are given along with crop data and technical information about the particular type of irrigation equipment in use. The program is free to all agricultural irrigators in the Water Authority's service area. For additional program information or to schedule an agricultural survey, please call Mission Resource Conservation District at 760-728-1332.