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Program Requirements for Irrigation Equipment Rebate

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  • Customers must ensure that rebates are requested only for hardware which meets the program requirements.

  • Irrigation hardware rebates over $50,000 will need to be approved on a case by case basis and proof of water savings may be required. Applications received after January 1, 2015 will be held to a $50,000 per site cap.

  • Applicants must purchase eligible hardware that qualifies for a minimum total rebate of $75.

  • Irrigation hardware must be low water using and equipped with pressure compensating devices and/or equipped with proper check valves.

  • The system must be in good working order, free of leaks and malfunctions. In addition, the irrigation system, once installed, must not create run-off, overspray, or misting.

  • Sites installing weather based irrigation controllers must have a rain sensor installed in order to receive a rebate unless otherwise noted. For a list of qualifying weather-based irrigation controllers, please see the Qualifying WBIC List enclosed with your application.

  • Rebates are provided for upgrading existing conventional controllers to qualifying weather-based controllers.

  • All receipts for rebate materials must be submitted upon request.

  • Rebates may be considered taxable income by the Internal Revenue Service and/or the State of California and a signed W-9 form must be provided with the application for rebates $600 or more received within one calendar year.

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