Water Conservation Rebate Programs
Graywater Laundry to Landscape Rebate Program
The Santa Clara Valley Water District provides a Graywater Laundry to Landscape rebate of $200 per single-family residential site through June 30, 2017 for properly connecting a clothes washer to a graywater irrigation system based on the completion of the program requirements described on their website.
Landscape Rebate Program
On July 1, 2016, the Santa Clara Valley Water District reinstated the Landscape Rebate Program and is now accepting new applications. Sites wishing to participate in the rebate program must complete a pre-inspection and submit an application for approval before beginning any work on their project. Single family and multi-family sites should call (408) 630-2554 to begin the process. All non-residential sites should call (408) 630-2554 to schedule a pre-inspection.
Santa Clara County single family homes, multi-family and business properties with qualifying irrigated landscape (i.e. irrigated turf or functional swimming pool) can receive rebates for replacing high water using landscape, such as irrigated turf grass, with a minimum of 50 percent plant coverage consisting of low water using plants from the water district's Approved Plant List.
Rebate Amounts for all applications that receive a Notice to Proceed on or after July 1, 2016:
Single-Family and Multi-Family: $2.00 per sq ft for the first 1,000 sq ft; $1.00 per sq ft thereafter, up to the per-project cap.
Multi-Family (5 or more units) and Business/Institutional properties: $2.00 per sq ft for the first 10,000 sq ft; $1.00 per sq ft thereafter, up to the per-project cap
Rebate amounts subject to change. Funds are first come, first served, while funding is available. For information, please call the Water Conservation Hotline at (408) 630-2554 or visit the website.
Custom and Measured Rebate Program for Businesses
Are you a Santa Clara County business or school concerned about high water use and its related cost? The Santa Clara Valley Water District has programs that can help your business or school get on the water-saving track including the Commercial and Apartment High-Efficiency Toilet Program and the Landscape Survey Program. Visit their website or call (408) 630-2707 for complete details.
Submeter Rebate Programhe Santa Clara Valley Water District is offering a rebate (up to $150 per installed submeter) to mobile home parks and condominium complexes for adding residential submeters. For more information, visit their website or call 408-630-2707.