In addition to the many water conservation programs that West Basin provides, rebates are also available from local water agencies, cities, and regional wholesalers that can help residents and businesses reduce their water use. Provided below is information on available water conservation rebate programs.
For a quick overview of all the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) rebates currently available, see snapshots below or visit http://socalwatersmart.com.
West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) offers an additional dollar to the MWD rebate for a total rebate of $3 or more per square foot of grass removed from residential and commercial properties and replaced with drought-friendly landscapes.
High Efficiency Toilets
High efficiency toilets can use 20% less water than standard toilets while flushing the same amount of waste.
MWD Ultra-High Efficiency Toilet Rebate
High Efficiency Clothes Washers
High efficiency clothes washers use 55% less water than standard clothes washers.
MWD High Efficiency Clothes Washer Rebate
Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles
Properly direct water flow and use 20% less water than standard spray heads.
MWD Rotating Sprinkler Nozzle Rebate
Weather Based Irrigation Controllers
Allows for more accurate irrigation by automatically adjusting the amount of water according to weather conditions.
MWD Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers Rebate
Rain Barrels and Cisterns
Rain Barrels are great tools for residents to collect and reuse rainwater from rooftops and gutters on their landscapes and gardens to reduce the amount of runoff and pollutants which flow into our storm drains, waterways, and oceans.
MWD Rain Barrel and Cistern Rebates
COMMERCIAL REBATE PROGRAMS
In addition to West Basin commercial water conservation programs, MWD rebates are also available to commercial, industrial, and institutional (CII) customers, for devices and equipment that reduce their water use. For a quick overview of all the MWD commercial rebates available, visit https://socalwatersmart.com/commercial.
Ultra Low and Zero Water Urinals
Ultra Low Water Urinals provide effective, low-maintenance flushing in public restrooms while reducing water consumption by as much as 88 percent. Zero Water Urinals are able to operate without water, because they use a special trap and a lightweight biodegradable oil that lets liquid pass through by prevents odors from escaping into the restroom.
MWD Ultra Low and Zero Water Urinals Rebates
Plumbing Flow Control Valves
Flow control valves are designed to maintain water pressure while reducing water flow in faucets and showers by up to 60%. Devices must reduce flow to 2.0 gallons per minute (gpm) or less.
Connectionless Food Steamers
Restaurants often use food steamers to maintain or warm food. Recently, new water-efficient, connectionless (also called “pressureless”) food steamers, which have no water line or sewer discharge line, have been developed. This type of food steamer is intended for small- to medium-size restaurants.
MWD Connectionless Food Steamer Rebates ♦ West Basin Cash for Kitchens Program
Air-Cooled Ice Machines
New air-cooled ice machines use less energy and and water, and make more ice more quickly and efficiently. Older water-cooled ice machines use more water to cool the system than to make the ice itself! By installing an air-cooled ice machine, businesses can save up to 219,000 gallons of water per year.
MWD Air-Cooled Ice Machine Rebates ♦West Basin Cash for Kitchens Program
Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles
The multi-trajectory. rotating streams of the Rotating Nozzles apply water more slowly and uniformly than conventional sprays and rotors.
MWD Rotating Sprinkler Nozzle Rebates
Large Rotary Nozzles
High Efficiency Rotary Nozzle retrofits offer superior distribution uniformity while reducing your watering time. These Rotary Nozzles are ideal for large landscape areas such as golf courses, parks, and schools.
MWD Large Rotary Nozzle Rebates