New Rebates Offered for Residential Rain Barrels
San Diego County homeowners can now get rebates of up to $75 on each residential rain barrel (up to 4 per home) as part of extensive regional efforts to promote wise use of water.
Collecting and reusing rainwater is an easy way to use water more efficiently. A rain barrel collects water from gutters and downspouts for use on your water efficient landscape while reducing the amount of water flowing into storm drains.
To be eligible for a rebate, the rain barrels must be a minimum of 50 gallons and be designed for the intended purpose of rain capture. Residential rebate program details are at www.watersmartsd.org/programs/residential-rain-barrel-rebates.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and its member agencies, including the Water Authority, fund the rain barrel rebates along with similar programs for other water-related devices.
The San Diego County Water Authority is a public agency serving the San Diego region as a wholesale supplier of water from the Colorado River and Northern California. The Water Authority works through its 24 member agencies to provide a safe, reliable water supply to support the region’s $188 billion economy and the quality of life of 3.1 million residents.