Surprise rebate programs offer incentives for water-conscious customers
Surprise, AZ (July 1, 2020) Surprise water customers who want to help with water conservation efforts now have additional incentives to save.
Beginning July 1, city-serviced residential and business customers can choose from several water conservation rebate programs to help save water and money.
WaterSense®-labeled irrigation controller rebate
Customers who purchase and install a WaterSense®-labeled irrigation controller may be eligible for the cost of the controller, up to $125, excluding installation/labor, shipping, tax, etc. Residential, homeowner association, schools, multifamily and commercial properties are eligible to apply.
Additional guidelines apply; view the rebate program requirements. Access the application at surpriseaz.gov/waterconservation.
Single-family new home Xeriscape landscape installation
Receive a $200 rebate for installing low-water use landscape on your property! Eligible properties must be new, single-family residential homes purchased and built within the past two years of date of application. Total front and backyard landscaped area must exceed 1,000 ft2; and all plants used in the landscape design must be listed on the Arizona Department of Water Resources plant list.
Applications must be received by April 15, 2021, pre-eligibility approval required, and Xeriscape landscape installation must occur by April 30, 2021.
To participate in the program, apply at surpriseaz.gov/waterconservation.
HOA, commercial, multifamily turf removal rebate
Eligible HOA, multifamily and commercial water customers can apply for a rebate to receive $0.50 per square foot of turf removed, up to $3,000. To apply, participants must contact the city’s Water Conservation Office and receive pre-eligibility approval prior to completing the application.
The application deadline is March 31, 2021; projects must be completed and the city notified by April 30, 2021, to receive the rebate. View rebate program requirements
All water rebate programs are administered on a first-received, first-served basis until application deadline or fund depletion, whichever occurs first.
Water customers serviced by organizations other than the city of Surprise (EPCOR Water, El Mirage, etc.) are not eligible for the rebate programs. Learn who provides your water at surpriseaz.gov/mysurpriseaddress.
To learn more about the rebate programs, visit surpriseaz.gov/waterconservation.