Water Saving Rebate Programs

Water Saving Rebate Programs

Conservation Partnerships Promote WaterSmart Landscapes and Healthy Watersheds in S.D. County

Increased incentives available for sustainable landscape upgrades in unincorporated areas (information on partnerships located below). Visit www.SoCalWaterSmart.com for more information on water saving rebates available for residents living in the VCMWD service area.

Product purchases eligible for rebates include the following:

  • High-Efficiency Clothes Washers
  • High-Efficiency Toilets
  • Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers
  • Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles
  • Rain Barrels & Cisterns
  • Soil Moisture Sensor System

PLEASE NOTE:  Rebate amounts and programs are subject to change, please check the agency listed for current information.

Online-Only Rebate Application

Customers must apply for a rebate online via Rebate Application Portal.  After confirmation, documentation must be postmarked within 60 days.  A copy of the rebate confirmation page, original sales receipt and a copy of your water bill are required.  

PLEASE NOTE: Rebates are issued on a first-come, first-served basis while funds last.

FREE Residential Water Use Survey:

A WaterSmart Checkup is your opportunity to receive site-specific water saving recommendations. You will benefit from the professional perspective of certified irrigation specialists.  And you decide if and when to put the suggestions to work.

Learn more here or Schedule your free survey here.

Conservation Resources

Our Partners in Conservation:



San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA)

For 75 years, the SDCWA has been delivering safe, reliable water supplies to San Diego County. They sustain a $253 billion regional economy, helping maintain quality of life for 3.3 million residents through water supply diversification, major infrastructure investments and forward-thinking policies that promote fiscal and environmental responsibility. The Water Authority is our local partner for administering rebates through SoCal Water$mart. 

SoCal Water$mart

SoCal Water$mart

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) operates and provides funding for theSoCal Water$mart program. These  rebates are designed to help you save water and money, all while beautifying your landscape. Some of our Program’s rebates are offered through the SoCal Water$mart website. MWD is a regional wholesaler that provides water for nearly 19 million people living in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura counties. Along with importing water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, they also help their members develop water conservation, recycling and other resource-management programs.

Mission Resource Conservation District


Mission Resource Conservation District (MRCD)

The MRCD is a non-profit organization that promotes conservation of soil, water and other natural resources in the San Luis Rey and Santa Margarita watersheds to ensure a healthy ecosystem, providing economic benefits and strengthening quality of life for the general public. Our Agricultural Irrigation Efficiency Program rebate is offered through the MRCD website.

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation


Solana Center for Environmental Innovation

The Solana Center is a San Diego-based non-profit that focuses on reducing waste, conserving water, and composting. They provide innovative outreach programs and consulting services to help address the region’s most pressing environmental issues and enact impactful change. Solana Center offers rain harvesting resources as well as rain barrel sales to residents.

County of San Diego Waterscape Rebate Program

The Waterscape Rebate Program focuses on the installation of landscaping and water-wise features, which help you save water, save money, and beautify your home and garden. Rebates are available for residents, businesses and agricultural producers living in the unincorporated areas of San Diego County. The Program is funded by the County of San Diego Watershed Protection Program, who works to prevent pollutants from entering our waterways.