Rebates and Programs Available

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Rebates and Programs to Help You Use Water Efficiently and Save Money

To assist customers in conserving water and protecting property, the District provides rebates for the purchase and installation of pressure reducing valves and ultra-low flush (ULF) toilets. CHWD also offers a $50 rebate, subject to available funding, for the purchase of a high-efficiency clothes washer.

Sacramento County Cash for Grass Rebate Offer Information

Cash for Grass Offer

The Sacramento County Water Agency (SCWA) offers a rebate to qualifying residential and commercial customers for converting existing grass/turf with native and drought tolerant landscaping. SCWA residential customers may receive a rebate of $.50/square foot up to a maximum of $1,000 per household or $1.50/square foot up to a maximum of $2,500 for commercial and industrial customers. Rebates will be awarded on a "first come, first served" basis as projects are confirmed completed. Find more information, eligibility requirements, and the application form here.

Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) Rebate

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Citrus Heights Water District (CHWD) offers rebates to customers who install a pressure reducing valve (PRV) on their service connection to reduce incoming water pressure. To qualify for the rebate, a CHWD representative must be permitted to inspect the property to verify installation of the PRV.

Installed after the water meter at homes or commercial buildings, PRVs automatically reduce the pressure from the water supply main to a pre- set level (i.e. generally 60 to 65 pounds per square inch) that is more suitable for efficient operation of irrigation systems, fixtures, and appliances. Higher water pressure results in higher energy and water heating costs, and can cause damage to plumbing pipes. For a copy of the PRV Rebate form click here.

Cost-Saving Rebates for Your Home

Sign-up for CHWD's At-home rebates.

High-Efficiency Clothes Washer Rebate Program

High-efficiency clothes washers can significantly reduce your energy and water use with savings of up to 43% in energy and 45% in water use over regular washers. That can add up to a savings of 3,000 gallons of water per year. CHWD is here to help with a $50 rebate, subject to available funding. Act now to secure yours! For more information, contact CHWD at (916) 725-6873 or waterefficiency@chwd.org.

Ultra-Low Flush (ULF) Toilet Rebates

Customers may apply for the ULF toilet rebate when replacing older, less water-efficient toilets (3.5 gallon per flush (gpf) or higher). Customers may be eligible for a rebate of up to $75 on a new, ultra-low-flush toilet, which uses only 1.6 gpf; or on a new, high efficiency toilet, which uses only 1.28 gpf. ULF toilet rebates are part of CHWD’s conservation program and may be discontinued at any time, subject to available funding. You may claim up to three toilets per household. For a copy of the CHWD toilet rebate form, click here.

Free Smart Irrigation Controller Program

Sign up for CHWD's WaterSmart classes to receive a FREE Irrigation controller.

Citrus Heights Water District is proud to partner with WaterWise Consulting and Hydro-Rain to provide a limited supply of complimentary B-Hyve smart irrigation controllers to our customers!

One smart irrigation controller, including installation, is available at no charge to CHWD customers who have a standard sprinkler timer installed. This offer is available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. There is a limit of one controller per District service connection. WaterWise must complete a free Irrigation Efficiency Review for the customer prior to installing the smart controller.

B-Hyve Smart Controller Sign-Up Form

Sign-up using the form below.

WaterWise will contact you to explain the next steps and schedule your free Irrigation Efficiency Review and installation of the Hydro-Rain B-Hyve controller.

Meet WaterWise Consulting for the appointment.

That’s it!  If you have any questions, please contact waterefficiency@chwd.org.

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Smart Controller Program Testimonial

Margaret, a 50-year CHWD customer, reached out to learn how she could be more water efficient. She took advantage of CHWD’s FREE Smart Irrigation Controller Program. You can too!

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