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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*

Beautify your yard with help from Garden By NumberClose up of a succulentTransform 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.

High-efficiency clothes washer rebate thumbnailUpgrade 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.

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. Visit the Zone 7 website for additional information.

  • Rebate FAQs

    • Do you offer rebates for installing artificial turf?

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

    • How long will it take to receive my rebate?

    • How much is the lawn replacement rebate?

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

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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 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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