Water

State Rebate Programs

The California Department of Water Resources is offering a rebate program for the removal of turf or the replacement of toilets to single-family homeowners. Sierra Madre residents are eligible for these rebate programs.

Please visit http://www.saveourwaterrebates.com/index.html for additional information.

Sierra Madre Turf Removal Rebate Program

The City of Sierra Madre is currently accepting applications for residents that want to be notified if additional funds were to become available for the turf removal rebate program. Local residents benefited from the $48,000 grant provided by the San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, while others are hoping that more funds be granted to the program so that they may participate as well.

Those interested should submit an application to be put on the waiting list.

$150 Rebate with Purchase of a High-Efficiency Washing Machine

The San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District is offering Sierra Madre residents a $150 rebate on the purchase of a high-efficiency washing machine. Benefits of the machine included: use of less water and electricity, uses less detergent, lessens wear and tear on clothes, less time needed in the dryer- it ultimately saves money.

Steps to Claim the $150 Rebate:

Visit http://sgvmwd.org/CONSERVATION/Rebates

  1. Read the rebate guidelines
  2. Review the eligible water-efficient washing machines
  3. Purchase washer at one of the preferred locations shown on the website, or at any store located in one of the four member Cities (buy locally to support local economy).
  4. Download, complete and mail in the rebate application along with a copy of the sales receipt.
  5. A check for $150 will be mailed to you within 6-8 weeks of submission.

$150 Rebate with Purchase of Smart Irrigation Controller

Most water use and water waste occurs outside of the home. Smart Irrigation controllers help manage outdoor use wisely and efficiently. These controllers can reduce over-watering by an estimated 40 gallons a day, increase outdoor water use efficiency by monitoring and using information about site and moisture conditions, create healthy plants and vegetation, help comply with drought-related water use restrictions, save money and pay for itself within a short period of time.

Steps to Claim the $150 Rebate:

Visit http://sgvmwd.org/CONSERVATION/Rebates

  1. Read the rebate guidelines
  2. Review the approved list of smart irrigation controllers.
  3. Smart irrigation controllers can be purchased on the internet, at a variety of nurseries, hardware, plumbing, and gardening stores.
  4. Download, complete and mail in the rebate application along with a copy of the sales receipt and water bill.
  5. A check for $150 will be mailed within 6-8 weeks of submission.

Waterless Urinal (for commercial customers)

High Efficiency Toilet Exchange Program 

For more information about any of the rebate programs offered by the San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, call (626) 969-7911 or (855) 512-1221. Or visit www.sgvmwd.org.