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Jan 04

Do you qualify for a water conservation rebate? Find out now!

Posted on January 4, 2021 at 8:16 pm by Clay Curtin

Are you interested in saving water, saving money, reducing runoff and pollution, and collecting rainwater for your yard? With the raining season upon us, Menlo Park Municipal Water (MPMW) wants to share that they are now offering a rain barrel rebate program. In partnership with the San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program (a program of the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County), BAWSCA and Menlo Park Municipal Water are offering rebates of up to $200 per rebate for the purchase and installation of qualifying rain barrels and cisterns.

To be eligible for this program, households must meet the following criteria:
  • Must be a Menlo Park Municipal Water Customer
  • Must submit your application within 90 days of the purchase
  • Must provide copies of your original receipts and provide two post installation images
  • Must be a residential only customers
Apply for a rain barrel rebate and get more information about this program by visiting the BAWSCA webpage. 

Other Menlo Park Municipal Water conservation programs

Rachio Smart Controller rebate program:
The Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller allows users to save 20 percent or more on their outdoor water use. The controller helps you check and manage watering from anywhere with your smartphone. You can also create tailored schedules and make automatic weather adjustments. Residential customers can receive an instant rebate by only paying $100 plus tax ($279 retail value) when purchasing a Rachio controller.

Lawn Be Gone rebate program:
Menlo Park Municipal Water is offering a rebate of up to $2 per square foot to customers opting to convert their water-intensive lawn into a water-efficient landscape. A minimum of 200 square feet of lawn must be converted. For more information, visit the BAWSCA website or call 650-330-6750.

Landscape analysis program:
A free landscape analysis (a $1,400 value) is offered to commercial and multifamily customers. An irrigation expert will evaluate your site and provide you with a personalized report on how you can improve water efficiency or save on water costs. Please call 650-330-6750 to schedule an audit.

For more information, visit the City’s water conservation programs webpage.

Please keep in mind that although you may live in Menlo Park, you may not be a Menlo Park Municipal Water customer. Find your water service provider by using our interactive online map.

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