Rebates & Freebies

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Rebates to Help You Save Water, Energy, and Money

Reward yourself for using less water. DSRSD water customers are eligible to apply for water conservation rebates offered through Zone 7 Water Agency, the wholesale water supplier for the Tri-Valley. Click the links below for details and applications.

Current Rebates*

hand holding cell phone with brick house, lawn and sprinklers in backgroundSmart phone meets smart irrigation! If you struggle to program your old irrigation controller, it's time to upgrade. Many new generation controllers offer easy-to-use phone apps and adjust automatically with the weather. Rebates are available on qualifying models: up to $75 for single-family homes, $100 for multi-family properties, and $3,000 for commercial properties.


water-efficient plants, rocks and mulch in front of a brown houseConvert your front lawn to water-efficient landscaping. Rebates are available for up to half of eligible costs; the maximum rebate is $750 for a single-family home and $4,500 for a multi-family or non-residential property. At least 50 percent of converted area must be covered with qualifying low-water plants when they reach full growth. Do not remove lawn until you receive approval. Projects may not include artificial turf. See complete requirements on Zone 7 website.

Free Expert Advice: Get help with designing your water-efficient garden, sheet mulching (the "greenest" way to remove lawn), and selecting beautiful low-water plants. Visit, Lawn to Garden, and Gardening & Irrigation.

*All rebates are subject to the availability of funds and program terms and conditions may change. Toilet and clothes washer rebates have ended. Applications for qualifying Energy Star Most Efficient Clothes Washers purchased and installed on or before December 31, 2017 must be mailed and postmarked by March 1, 2018. Purchases after December 31, 2017 or applications received after March 1, 2018 will not be eligible for rebate. Visit the Zone 7 website for additional information.

  • Rebate FAQs

    • How long will it take to receive my rebate?

    • How much is the lawn replacement rebate?

    • How can I check on the status of my rebate?

    • Will I receive my rebate as a check in the mail or a credit on my account?

    • Do you offer rebates for installing artificial turf?

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The State of California is offering consumer rebates on lawn replacement. Visit for details, eligibility, applications and FAQs. DSRSD and Zone 7 staff cannot answer questions about the state rebate programs.

Free Water Saving Devices

Save water and save money with these free devices:

  • Faucet aerator for kitchen and bathroom
  • Low-flow showerhead
  • Hose nozzle
  • Toilet leak detection tablets

Pick up these items during business hours at the District Office, 7051 Dublin Blvd. You must live or work in the District service area. One of each device per household, while supplies last.

We no longer offer free "universal" toilet flappers because they do not always seal tightly. We recommend using the specific replacement flapper designed for your toilet. Replace flappers at least every three years to prevent a "running toilet," which can waste thousands of gallons of water.

Free Resources for Businesses

Request these free items for businesses from the DSRSD public information office: (925) 875-2282.

  Conservation mirror sticker 
Public Restroom Mirror Stickers: Remind your customers and employees to conserve at the best possible time — when they are about to turn on the faucet. Request these free mirror stickers.

3.75" wide x 2.875" tall
Static cling for easy removal

Encourage customers to report leaks. A dripping faucet can add 15 – 20 gallons of water a day to your water bill.

More ways to save water: Conservation Strategies for Businesses



Water on Request Table Tent 
Restaurant Table Tents:  It's an effective way to reduce water waste and unnecessary dish washing. Simply wait to serve water until a customer asks for it. This compact, table-top reminder will help out your wait staff and encourage customers to join you in using water efficiently.

3.75" tall x 3.5" wide x 2" deep
Coated card stock, scored and notched for folding

More ways to save water: Conservation Strategies for Restaurants

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