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Graywater Laundry to Landscape Rebate Program


The Santa Clara Valley Water District provides a Graywater Laundry to Landscape Rebate for properly connecting a clothes washer to a simple graywater irrigation system. "Laundry to Landscape" is a type of clothes washer graywater system that sends laundry graywater directly to your landscape without filters, tanks, or pumps. It's a cost-effective, sustainable option to upgrade how you irrigate your landscape.  

Apply before proceeding on any project as rebates are not provided retroactively: Funding is limited and provided on a first come, first served basis.

For a limited time in 2019, Valley Water is offering Graywater Direct Installation services for qualified applicants. Information on the free or low-cost graywater systems are below, which is distinct from the rebate program (you may qualify for either the Direct Installation service or the rebate, but not both).

Rebate Amounts:

Total Rebate Participating Areas
$200 For qualifying residents


For qualifying residents in:

  • City of Cupertino (Sites in unincorporated areas in Cupertino are not eligible for the higher rebate amount)
  • City of Morgan Hill (must be a City of Morgan Hill water customer to be eligible for the higher rebate amount)
  • San José Municipal Water Systems (enter your address or check your water bill to confirm you're in this service area before planning for the higher rebate amount)

For information about current increased rebate amounts in cost-sharing areas, please contact the Water Conservation Hotline at (408) 630-2554 or [email protected]. Funds are first come, first served, while funding is available.

How to Apply (Application)

Program Requirements

Resources: How-to videos and more!

New Program for a Limited Time Only Act Now!!

Receive a free or low-cost graywater system, made possible through a partnership with Ecology Action. Limited to the first 100 residents that qualify!  This program is an alternative to the rebate program: you may not apply for both. However, if you do not qualify for this limited-time program the rebate may still be for you!

For additional assistance, see if a graywater workshop is scheduled near you soon! The District's Water Efficient Technology (WET) Rebate Program is an option to promote graywater systems for commercial, industrial, and institutional properties.

Thank you for your interest in graywater!

QUESTIONS? Call the Water Conservation Hotline at (408) 630-2554 or email us at [email protected]. We'll happily send you a fillable PDF of the rebate's application or mail you a hard copy.