The article is under Programs and Rebates

Residential Water Conservation Rebates

Apply Today

LADWP, in conjunction with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD), offers the SoCal WaterSmart Rebate Program, a water conservation program for our residential and multi-family owners (1-4 units) to promote the use of water conservation products. 

The SoCal Water$mart Rebate Program promotes reducing water use regionwide. Help conserve this vital resource by purchasing and installing qualifying products in your home. 

  • Funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Limited to one rebate application per product category, per address. Repeat purchases are not eligible for additional rebate payments.
  • Rebates are available only to the LADWP customer of record who is listed on the LADWP bill.
  • Residential customers have 12 months from the date of purchase to apply and be considered for a rebate.
  • Please read the terms and conditions of the program at SoCalWaterSmart to determine eligibility and program restrictions.
     

Eligible Rebate Equipment

For a current list of available rebate products, go to SoCal Water$mart. Technology or device must be a qualifying model under Metropolitan’s list.

    Description

    Rebate Amount
    high-efficiency clothes washer

    High-Efficiency Clothes Washer

    Must meet or exceed the CEE Tier 1 standard. For an overview of available rebate products and a list of qualifying models, go to SoCal Water$mart.

    Up to $500 per unit
    (limit one rebate application per installation address)

    Description

    Rebate Amount
    premium high-efficiency toilet

    Premium High-Efficiency Toilet

    Must upgrade toilet from 1.6 gallons per flush (gpf) or greater to a 1.1 gpf or less. For an overview of available rebate products and a list of qualifying models, go to SoCal Water$mart.

    $250 per unit
    (limit one rebate application per household)

    Description

    Rebate Amount
    leak detection device

    Flow Monitoring/Leak Detection Device – On Customer Property

    Flow monitoring devices monitor your home’s water use and can help detect leaks.

    Qualifying applicants must be single-family customers, have reliable Wi-Fi at the installation location, and have a smart device such as a smartphone or tablet. For an overview of available rebate products and a list of qualifying models, go to SoCal Water$mart.

    Up to $150 
    (Rebate will be paid only for devices installed on customer property, not utility meter.)

    Description

    Rebate Amount
    weather-based irrigation controller

    Weather-Based Irrigation Controller

    $200 per controller for less than one acre of irrigated landscape; $35 per station for 1 acre or more of irrigated landscape. Applying for this rebate will make you ineligible to receive a rebate for the Soil Moisture System item below. For an overview of available rebate products and a list of qualifying models, go to SoCal Water$mart.

    Up to $200 per unit
    (<1 acre)

    Up to $35 per station
    (≥1 acre)
     

    soil moister sensor system

    Soil Moisture Sensor System

    Must include a sensor and a calibrator and an irrigation controller. Applying for this rebate will make you ineligible to receive the rebate for the Weather-Based Irrigation Controller item above. For an overview of available rebate products and a list of qualifying models, go to SoCal Water$mart.

    Up to $200 per unit
    (<1 acre)

    Up to $35 per station
    (≥1 acre)
     

    rotating nozzles

    Rotating Nozzles

    Must purchase a minimum of 15 nozzles to qualify for a rebate. For an overview of available rebate products and a list of qualifying models, go to SoCal Water$mart.

    Up to $6 per nozzle
    (limit one rebate application per household)
     
    smart hose bib irrigation controllers

    Smart Hose Bib Irrigation Controllers

    Smart Hose Bib Irrigation Controllers can upgrade your hose to an advanced system of water management. For an overview of available rebate products and a list of qualifying models, go to SoCal Water$mart.

    Up to $35
    (limit one rebate application per household)
     
    turf replacement program

    Turf Replacement Program

    Replace turf grass with California Friendly® plants, mulch, and rain capture feature. Must get pre-approval of application before starting project. To see full program details, project samples, and additional landscape information, go to Turf Replacement Program.

    $5.00 per square foot
    (minimum 250 square feet; maximum of 5,000 square feet)
     
    rain barrel

    Rain Barrel

    Minimum 50 gallons in size, maximum of two (2) rain barrels per water service address. Applying for this rebate will make you ineligible to receive a rebate for the Cistern item below. For rain barrel and cistern guidelines, go to SoCal Water$mart.

    Learn how to install a rain barrel

    Up to $50
    (limit 2 units)
     
    cistern

    Cistern

    Minimum 200 gallons in size, maximum of one (1) cistern per water service address. Applying for this rebate will make you ineligible to receive the rebate for the Rain Barrel item above. For rain barrel and cistern guidelines, go to SoCal Water$mart.

     

    Up to $300
    (200-500 gallons)


    Up to $400
    (501-999 gallons)


    Up to $500
    (1,000+ gallons)

     

    How to apply

    Residential customers applying for a rebate, please note the following:

    •    Submit your device rebate application online. You will be directed to the SoCal WaterSmart website.
    •    Upload a copy of your recent LADWP water bill.
    •    Upload a copy of your copy of the sales receipt (must include brand, model number, individual price, date of purchase and proof of purchase in full.)

    If you are participating in the Turf Replacement Program, please review additional terms and conditions.  All Turf Replacement Program projects must be pre-approved before starting your landscape project. 

     

    Note: If you are unable to upload your receipt and/or water bill or need assistance with your application, please contact SoCal Water$mart at 1-888-376-3314 for assistance.
     

    Program Documents

    Additional Information

    For an overview of available rebate products, go to SoCal Water$mart.

    For more information on water conservation programs, go to www.bewaterwise.com.

    Turf Replacement Hero Banner Image

    Turf Replacement Program

    Save on your water bill by transforming your lawn with the Turf Replacement Program, LADWP’s most popular water conservation program. Residential and Commercial customers can receive support and rebates for sustainable landscaping improvements.

    Learn more
    Water Conservation Hero Banner Image

    Water Conservation

    LADWP offers Angelenos various programs, resources, and rebates to ensure LA doesn’t waste another drop.

    Learn more
    Free Water Conservation Items Hero Banner Image

    Free Water Conservation Items

    LADWP offers free showerheads and aerators to our customers!

    Learn more

    This program shall at all times be subject to change or termination without notice.

    Disclaimer

    By applying for an LADWP rebate and/or program, personal information provided may be subject to public disclosure by requesting parties, pursuant to the California Public Records Act.