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.
Beautify your yard with help from Garden By Number! Transform your yard with the Garden By Number rebate program, and apply in advance for a $50 rebate. This do-it-yourself program includes ready-made garden boxes with four themed options to suit your tastes. Add color to your yard and save water with these low-water-use plant options. See complete requirements and information on qualifying products on Zone 7's website.
Upgrade to a high-efficiency clothes washer! If you purchase a qualifying ENERGY STAR Most Efficient labeled high-efficiency clothes washer, you can apply for a rebate of up to $75. These washers use 25% less energy and 33% less water. Washers must be purchased between June 20, 2019, and December 31, 2020. See complete requirements and information on qualifying products on Zone 7's website.
Smart 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.
Convert 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 TriValleyWaterWise.com, Lawn to Garden, and Gardening & Irrigation.
*All rebates are subject to the availability of funds and program terms and conditions may change. Visit the Zone 7 website for additional information.
The State of California is offering consumer rebates on lawn replacement. Visit www.SaveOurWaterRebates.com for details, eligibility, applications and FAQs. DSRSD and Zone 7 staff cannot answer questions about the state rebate programs.
Free Resources for Businesses
Request these free items for businesses from the DSRSD public information office: (925) 875-2282.
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
3.75" tall x 3.5" wide x 2" deep
Coated card stock, scored and notched for folding