Residential Programs and Rebates

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).
$85 rebate available at www.socalwatersmart.com. See the list of qualifying products at http://www.socalwatersmart.com/images/PDFs/qualifying_list_hecw.pdf.
An additional $50 rebate also available from SDG&E.  For more information visit http://www.sdge.com/save-money/.
Starting April 13, 2015, customers will be able to get both rebates ($85 SoCal WaterSmart + $50 SDG&E) through one application at SoCal Watersmart website.

$85 + $50
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.
$35/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'.  See the rebate guidelines at:
http://socalwatersmart.com/index.php/qualifyingproducts/rain-barrels.
$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. $35/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.
$100

Turf Replacement Programs

Rebate of $2 per square foot of turf available through the 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. Application must be approved prior to turf removal. For more information on the Metropolitan Water District rebate visit http://www.socalwatersmart.com/index.php/qualifyingproducts/turfremoval.

Free Residential Water Surveys

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 schedule an appointment call (866) 833-1332 or visit WaterSmartCheckup.org.

Artificial Turf Discount Program

Are you thinking about replacing your grass with artificial turf? The San Diego County Water Authority has partnered with Athletic Turf Solutions, EasyTurf, Turf Evolutions, Hellas Turf, and Players Turf USA to offer residential, commercial, and public sector property owners a 10% discount on products and services.

No application necessary! Just mention the SDCWA's discount.

Visit here for more details!