Coachella Valley Water District’s indoor rebate programs are designed to assist homeowners and commercial customers who want to reduce their water usage by upgrading toilets, replacing inefficient devices, or installing new technology to improve efficiency.
CVWD’s Residential High-Efficiency Toilet Rebate Program is designed to assist homeowners who want to replace old toilets with newer, more efficient models. CVWD will offer a rebate of up to $100 per toilet and $10 for the recycling fee to eligible homeowners on a first-come, first-served basis (limited to the number of toilets in a household). Customers must recycle the old toilets. Customer must provide a receipt as proof of purchase and a receipt as proof of recycling. New toilets must use 1.28 gallons per flush or less.
Old toilets must be recycled at customer expense. Desert Recycling (PDF) provides this service locally and is located in Thousand Palms. The recycle charge is $10 per toilet.
Residential High-Efficiency Washing Machine Rebate Program
CVWD is offering a pilot rebate program for residential customers who install a new High-Efficiency Washing Machine. High efficiency washing machines help reduce the amount of water and energy needed to do a load of laundry. CVWD will offer a maximum $150 rebate to customers who provide a completed application, color photo of installed high efficiency washing machine, and sales receipt. Qualifying washing machines must be an Energy Star certified high-efficiency model with a water factor of 4.5 or less. Funds are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Residential Hot Water Recirculating Pump Rebate Program
Tired of waiting on hot water? CVWD is offering a pilot rebate program for residential customers who install a Hot Water Recirculating Pump in their home. Hot water recirculating pumps save water and energy by reducing the wait time for hot water to arrive at the faucet or shower. CVWD will offer a maximum $125 rebate, or the cost of the recirculating pump, whichever is less. Customers must provide a completed application, color photo of the installed recirculating pump, and sales receipt. Funds are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
CVWD’s Commercial High-Efficiency Toilet Rebate Program is designed to assist homeowners who want to replace an old toilet(s) with a newer, more efficient one. CVWD offers a rebate of half the cost of the new toilet and installation, up to $140 per toilet. Old toilets must use 1.6 gallons per flush or more. New toilets must use 1.28 gallons per flush or less. Waterless urinals are also eligible for a $100 rebate.
CVWD offers free Water Brooms to commercial customers who qualify. Water brooms use approximately 2 gallons per minute (GPM) compared to a traditional hose and nozzle which consumes approximately 8-12 GPM.
CVWD offers free Pre-Rinse Nozzles to commercial customers who qualify. High efficiency pre-rinse nozzles use less than 1.3 GPM compared to traditional pre-rinse nozzles which consume approximately 2-5 GPM.