Rebate Programs

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Update: Funding for the City of San Diego's Grass Replacement and Micro-Irrigation rebate programs has been exhausted and applications are no longer being accepted. We thank all of you who are participating in the rebates and for making the choice to go water-wise.

The City is, however, accepting applications for rain barrel and graywater systems rebates. This program will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit the pages in the table below to learn more.

Rebates from City of San Diego

Rebate Description
Rain Water Harvesting (Rain Barrel) Rebates for barrels that catch and store rainwater.
Graywater Systems Using graywater is an excellent way to recycle and conserve water, and can help you reduce potable water consumption.
Mulch from Miramar Greenery City of San Diego residents may load up to two cubic yards or mulch for free with proof of residency. For residential and commercial customers.
Grass Replacement
We are no longer accepting applications for our Grass Replacement Rebate.
Receive rebates for the removal of grass (lawn) that is replaced with water-wise plant material. Rebates available for residential and commercial customers.
We are no longer accepting applications for our Micro-Irrigation Rebate.
Rebates for converting an overhead spray sprinkler system to low-application rate micro-irrigation (i.e. drip, micro-spray, etc.). For residential and commercial customers.

Rebates from Other Agencies

Rebate Description Partnership between the Water Authority, the City of San Diego, the County of San Diego, the Surfrider Foundation, the California American Water Company and the Association of Compost Producers, to transform turf-based urban landscapes to ones that provide multiple environmental benefits, such as increased water-use efficiency and improved stormwater management.
SoCal Water$mart Rebates High-efficiency toilets, washers, WBICs (Smart Controllers), rotating sprinkler nozzles, rain barrels & other devices.

Report water waste by calling (619) 533-5271 or email [email protected].

General Water Conservation Information: (619) 533-7485

For additional information, call (619) 515-3516 or email [email protected]