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Water Conservation Programs

Say Yes to saving water

Say YES to Saving Water

We are in a severe drought emergency. We must continue to work together and say YES to saving water!

To help you use less water, Valley Water offers free water conservation tools and devices for your home and yard.

Visit our free online shopping cart to learn how to save water and money today.

Say YES water conservation fact sheet

Click here to understand your water use and find ways to save



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Landscape Rebate Program

Our Landscape Rebate Program can help you save water and money, offering up to $3,000* for residential sites and $100,000* for commercial and multi-family sites.

Get started with your application 

*Maximum rebates may be even higher in some cost sharing areas.

Projects should not be started until a written Notice to Proceed is issued. Due to high participation rates, current application review time varies by project:

  • 2-3 weeks for Landscape Conversion and In-Line Drip rebates that require onsite pre-inspections.
  • 1-2 weeks for Irrigation Equipment and Rainwater Capture rebates only.  

Overview of the Landscape Rebate Program 


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Commercial Watering Ban

Santa Clara County is in a severe drought emergency.

The State of California has banned the watering of decorative grass by commercial, industrial and institutional properties, including homeowners’ associations.

More information and a link to the State Water Board's FAQ

Large Landscape Lawn to Mulch Rebate

Quickly adapt your lawn to meet the ban on irrigating non-functional turf with help from Valley Water's new mulch conversion rebate.

Apply now


All Water Conservation Programs

Other Conservation Resources

Valley Water Conservation Program Overview

Valley Water offers a variety of rebates, surveys, and free gear to help you conserve water. See an overview of our conservation programs [PDF]. Also available in Spanish [PDF], Chinese [PDF], and Vietnamese [PDF].  

South Bay Green Gardens

Visit South Bay Green Gardens to learn more about conserving water, preventing pollution, promoting healthy soils, and events in the Bay Area.


Call the Water Conservation Hotline at (408) 630-2554 or email [email protected].

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Purified Water & Conservation

Water conservation is necessary during and after this drought emergency. Valley Water is also planning on increasing our local drinking water supply by using globally proven technologies to produce purified water from treated wastewater. The drought-proof source can help ensure Santa Clara County has a safe, sustainable water supply now and into the future.

But how does it work and what are its benefits? 


Learn more about our Purified Water Project   

Register for a Virtual Tour of the Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center