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Private Well Meter Rebate Program


Private well meter rebateReceive up to $150 for a new meter installed on a qualifying well
The Santa Clara Valley Water District will provide a rebate of up to $150 for the NEW installation of a NEW, accepted water meter on a qualifying well. (Information about acceptable meters can be found on the Private Well Meter Rebate Program Application.)

Why install water meters on wells?

Metering helps well owners:

  • Better monitor their water use.

  • More accurately report on water usage.

  • Detect leaks and other well maintenance issues.

  • Capture water savings due to conservation measures.

How to apply:

To qualify, the well must be located within one of the district’s active groundwater charge zones (Zones W-2 or W-5) and the account associated with the well must be in good standing (no outstanding delinquent payments due).

  1. Applicant must contact the Santa Clara Valley Water District for pre-approval, before the start of the project: (408) 630-3400.

  2. Select and install qualifying equipment.

  3. Submit a completed Private Well Meter Rebate Program Application  with the required documentation (see application for more information).

  4. The Santa Clara Valley Water District will issue a check within approximately 12 weeks after all applicant requirements have been met.

  5. Rebates are available until June 30, 2017, or until funding is depleted, whichever comes first.

QUESTIONS? Call the Water Conservation Hotline at (408) 630-2554 or email us at Conservation@valleywater.org.