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Rebate Programs

Water Efficient LandscapePCWA offers a variety of rebate programs to its treated water customers. Water conservation incentives and services can make your home or business more water-efficient, save water and energy costs, and lower landscape maintenance and utility bills. A water-efficient home and business can reduce waste, pollution from irrigation runoff and greenhouse gas emissions from water pumping and heating. PCWA is working to help you and your home be more water-efficient.

For additional Information:

For additional information or applications on any of the rebate programs please call PCWA Customer Services at (530) 823-4850 or email at customerservices@pcwa.net.

Residential Rebate Programs:

High-Efficiency Clothes Washing Machine Rebate Program - This program offers a $150 rebate to replace older clothes washing machines with a new EPA Water Sense clothes washing machine that has a CEE Tier 3 water factor. CEE Tier 3 contains the most efficient washing machines; Tier 1 and Tier 2 do not qualify for the rebate. For more details and a list of qualifying clothes washing machines see: Consortium for Energy Efficiency - Super Efficient Home Appliances Initiative. See program requirements for additional information.

High-Efficiency Toilet (HET) Rebate Program -This program offer is for a rebate up to $175 to replace older 3 gallons or more flush toilets with new 1.28 gallons or less high-efficiency toilets for all customers in the PCWA service area. The average water savings for HETs is estimated to be 38 gallons per day (gpd) when replacing non-ULFT toilets. See program requirements for additional information.

Lawn Replacement & Irrigation Efficiencies Rebate Program -The rebate programs are offered to treated and untreated water customers in the PCWA service area on a first-come, first-served basis and will continue until all funds are depleted. Approved rebates will be issued as bill credits only. Rebates do not include labor. Due to the implementation of drought restrictions, the program will now accept stressed or dying lawns. Non-living grass must remain intact until a pre-inspection is performed. Please note, program conditions have changed.

  • Lawn Replacement Rebate - Convert water-thirsty lawns to water-efficient landscaping. Receive up to one dollar ($1) per square foot of lawn converted up to a maximum of $1,000 per parcel.
  • Irrigation Efficiencies Rebate - Receive up to a $500 rebate for upgrading existing in-ground irrigation systems and/or automatic timers with new high efficiency equipment. This rebate covers 100% of eligible parts (not labor). See equipment list for details.

Commercial Rebate Programs:

PCWA commercial customers include businesses, schools, government facilities, parks, hotels, restaurants, and churches. (More)

High-Efficiency Toilet (HET) Rebate Program
- Rebate of up to $200 to replace older 3 gallons or more flush toilets with new 1.28 gallons or less high-efficiency toilets. program requirements for additional information.

Waterless Urinal Rebate Program - Rebate of up to $200 to replace older non low-flow urinals with new waterless urinals. In addition to saving water and sewer costs, non-water urinals are an improvement over traditional urinals in both maintenance and hygiene. See program requirements for additional information.

Lawn Replacement & Irrigation Efficiencies Rebate Program -The rebate programs are offered to treated and untreated water customers in the PCWA service area on a first-come, first-served basis and will continue until all funds are depleted. Approved rebates will be issued as bill credits only. Rebates do not include labor. Due to the implementation of drought restrictions, the program will now accept stressed or dying lawns. Non-living grass must remain intact until a pre-inspection is performed. Please note, program conditions have changed.

    •  Lawn Replacement Rebate
-Convert water-thirsty lawns to water-efficient landscaping. Receive up to one dollar ($1) per square foot of lawn
       converted up to a maximum of $2,000 per meter.
    •  Irrigation Efficiency Rebate- Receive up to a $1500 rebate for upgrading existing in-ground irrigation systems and/or automatic timers with new
       high efficiency equipment. This rebate covers 100% of eligible parts (not labor). See equipment list for details.

How do I get a Lawn Replacement and/or Irrigation Efficiency Rebate?
Lawn and Irrigation Rebate Terms and Conditions
Lawn and Irrigation Rebate FAQ’s
Irrigation Definitions
Irrigation Resources
Equipment List
Climate and Soil Moisture Based Controllers and Qualifying Products List
Plant Coverage Worksheets and Instructions
Approved Plant List

Rebates - General Terms and Conditions:

Approved and eligible rebate amounts will be credited to your treated water account.
As the PCWA rebate programs are partially funded by other government grants, they are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and continue until the grant funding ends.

Placer County Water Agency
Placer County Water Agency - 144 Ferguson Road, P.O. Box 6570, Auburn, CA 95604 - Telephone: (530) 823-4850