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Rain Sensor Irrigation Sensor Controller Rain Sensor:
Rain sensors shut off irrigation if they have sensed precipitation. This helps home owners from having to remember to turn off the irrigation when rain is forecasted. $25 per device. For application click here (PDF)
Carwash Carwash rebate. Sweetwater customers are eligible to receive a reimbursement of up to $10 in the form of a rebate or a bill credit. Carwashes must be located within Sweetwater Authority's service area. Carwash provider must reclaim/ recycle their water. For an application and additional details click here (PDF) A list of carwashes can be found here.
Laundry to Landscape Single Source Gray Water System Retrofit:
Divert your used washing machine water to your trees and shrubbery. Rebate: $75 towards purchase and installation. Application here (PDF)
Toro Nozzle thumbnail Free Sprinkler Nozzle Program: Sweetwater residential customers can receive 25 High Efficiency nozzles for FREE. Commercial customer can receive 100  High Efficiency nozzles for free.
To get started, click here
Home Audit Landscape Free Home or Business Water Audits:
To schedule a visit to your home or business for a conservation specialist to evaluate the water efficiency of your property, call 619-409-6779.

Premium High Efficiency Toilets Rebate:
(1.06 gal/per/flush or less) up to $40 each for residential, and commercial. $200 each for urinals. Online application at


High Efficiency Clothes Washer:
Must meet CEE Tier 1 standards for eligibility, $85 available rebate. Check with SDG&E to see if additional rebate amounts are offered in conjunction with your Socalwatersmart rebate.


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Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles:
Rotating nozzles apply water at a lower rate which decreases ponding and reduces runoff and misting. Rebate: $2 per nozzle, with a minimum quantity of 30

 Smart Controller

Weather-based Irrigation Controllers:
$80 per controller; 1 acre or larger; $35 per station

 Rain Barrel

Rain Barrels: Staring January 1, 2017  Rebate amounts reduce to $35.00
Collects and re-uses rainwater from gutters and downspouts for lawns and gardens. Rebate: Starts at $35 per barrel


Soil Moisture Sensor System:
Starts at $80, or $35 per sensor for larger residential sites.

Sweetwater Authority offers 2 internal grant programs to assist customers.

1. Savings through Efficiency Program (STEP) Call for details (619) 409-6779 STEP GRANT Application

For best results, please save the PDF file application to your local drive first, then complete fields in the application.

2. Water Efficiency Education Program (WEEP) Call for details (619) 409-6779 WEEP GRANT Application

Grant programs brochure available here.

Need Help? Please call our Water Efficiency Helpline at (619) 409-6779

You can request a history report of your water usage along with a Free water survey of your property by calling our Water Efficiency line (619) 409-6779.

Last updated: 5/25/2017 1:14:27 PM