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How to Apply for Submeter Rebate Program

Submeter rebate

  1. Applicant must contact the Santa Clara Valley Water District before the start of the project: (408) 630-2707.

  2. If the site has an acre or more of irrigated landscape, schedule a landscape water-use survey with the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Surveys are provided free of charge. Click here for more information.

  3. Submit a completed Commercial Rebate Program Application before the submeters are installed.
    Private Well Customers are also eligible to apply - click here for more information.

  4. Confirm device qualification for reimbursement: 

  5. Schedule and complete submeter installation within 90 days of submitting an application to the district (a one-time extension may be given).

  6. Submit copy of the installation invoice, the submeter purchase invoice, the permit from the California Dept. of Housing and Community Development (if applicable), and the submeter certification from the County Dept. of Weights and Measures, to the district as soon as installation is completed.

  7. Call the district to schedule a post-installation inspection of the complex submeters as soon as the installation is complete. This inspection must be completed by the district before the rebate can be issued.

  8. The Santa Clara Valley Water District will issue a check within approximately 8 weeks after all applicant requirements have been met.

  9. Rebates are available until funding is depleted.

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