Water Efficiency Rebates

The Tahoe City Public Utility District (TCPUD) encourages our customers to take advantage of rebate programs through the State and/or the District for a variety of water conservation measures such as removal of turf, or the purchase of water efficient appliances and irrigation controls.

Turf Removal Rebates

The State of California’s rebate program can be found here: http://www.saveourwaterrebates.com

High Efficiency Toilet Rebates

  • TCPUD provides a rebate of up to $100 for District WATER customers and $50 for District SEWER ONLY customers.
  • Maximum 2 toilets per parcel
  • Must be HET (high efficiency toilet)/1.28 gpf
  • Rebates are limited and subject to available funds. A copy of the purchase receipt must be included with your application, receipts older than one year will not be accepted. The District may require a site inspection to verify installation.

Energy Star Dishwashers

  • TCPUD provides a rebate in the amount of $75 for District WATER customers or up to $37.50 for District SEWER ONLY customers.
  • Maximum 1 dishwasher rebate per residence or business.
  • The dishwasher must be Energy Star rated. Refer to www.energystar.gov/ or http://www.energystar.gov/productfinder/product/certified-residential-dishwashers/ .

Energy Star Clothes Washers

  • TCPUD provides a rebate in the amount of $100 for District WATER customers or up to $50 for District SEWER ONLY customers.
  • Maximum 1 clothes washer rebate per residence or business.
  • The clothes washer must be Energy Star rated. Refer to www.energystar.gov/ or http://www.energystar.gov/product finder/product/certified-clothes- washers/results

Smart Irrigation Sensor and Devices

  • Rebates are available for Rain Sensors, Soil Moisture Sensors, and Temperature Sensing Gauges.
  • TCPUD provides a rebate in the amount of $25 per device for District WATER customers.
  • Maximum of 3 irrigation control rebates per residence or business.
  • The Sensors or Gauges must be purchased, installed calibrated and operational per the manufacturers’ specifications prior to application for rebate. Sensors or gauges must affect the entire irrigation system.

In order to receive a TCPUD rebate, complete the application, attach a copy of your receipt and a picture of the product packaging which clearly shows the manufacturer and model information. Completed applications can be delivered in person to the District office, emailed to conservation@tcpud.org or mailed to TCPUD, Rebate Program, P.O. Box 5249, Tahoe City, CA 96145.

If you have any questions about the District rebate programs, please call: (530) 580-6281, or email us at conservation@tcpud.org

 

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Dishwasher & Clothes Washer must be high efficiency Energy Star rated, toilets must be 1.28 gpf
Irrigation Controls:

Rain Sensor must automatically break the circuit to the solenoid valves of the irrigation system during and after precipitation. Temperature Sensing Gauge must disable irrigation when the ambient air temperature drops below 37degrees F. Soil Moisture Sensor must be installed to avoid air gaps between the sensor and the soil.

Please attach a copy of the purchase receipt and verification of the irrigation system controls.

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GPF: Gallons per Flush

HET: High Efficiency Toilet, single or dual flush toilets with 1.28 GPF capacity or less. Must be non-adjustable and listed on the EPA’s WaterSense table at www.epa.gov/WaterSense/product_search.html?category=2

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