Water Conservation Programs

Rain Barrel Rebate

Rain Barrels

Prepare for the rainy season by installing a rain barrel!  Rebates of up to $200 are now available. 
 

In partnership with the San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program (a program of the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County), BAWSCA and participating member agencies are offering rebates of up to $200 per rain barrel or cistern for the purchase and installation of qualifying rain barrels.

 

For the fastest rebate, APPLY ONLINE. You will need your water account number in order to register for an online account and submit your application.

 

Program Information

 

Additional Resources


 

How do I receive a rebate?


You may be eligible for two rebates totaling up to $200 for your rain barrel or cistern purchase, including:

  • Up to $150 from the San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program for San Mateo County installations
  • Up to $50 from participating BAWSCA water agencies or the City of San Mateo

 

Total combined rebate is up to $200 per qualifying rain barrel or cistern or up to the total cost of the rain barrel, not including sales tax, whichever is less.
 

New rebated amounts are effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022

  • Rain barrels with a 50-99 gallon capacity:
    $50 (+ $50 from participating member agencies) = Up to $100 rebate per rain barrel
     
  • Rain barrels with a 100-199 gallon capacity:
    $100 (+ $50 from participating member agencies) = Up to $150 rebate per rain barrel
     
  • Rain barrels or cisterns with a 200+ gallon capacity:
    $150 (+ $50 from participating member agencies) = Up to $200 rebate per rain barrel/cistern

To obtain your rebate, please APPLY ONLINE!

 

 

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Member Agencies offering Rain Barrel Rebate



Rebate

Agency

Rebate

Description

Rain Barrel RebateMillbrae, City ofUp to 200.00
Rain Barrel RebateBrisbane, City ofUp to 200.00
Rain Barrel RebateBurlingame, City ofUp to 200.00
Rain Barrel RebateEast Palo Alto Up to 150.00
Rain Barrel RebateSan Mateo CountyUp to 150.00
Rain Barrel RebateCoastside County Water DistrictUp to 150.00
Rain Barrel RebateDaly City, City ofUp to 200.00
Rain Barrel RebateEstero Municipal Improvement DistrictUp to 150.00Foster City
Rain Barrel RebateMid-Peninsula Water District Up to 200.00
Rain Barrel RebateNorth Coast County Water DistrictUp to 200.00Pacifica
Rain Barrel RebateSan Mateo, City ofUp to 200.00
Rain Barrel RebateRedwood City, City ofUp to 200.00
Rain Barrel RebateSan Bruno, City ofUp to 150.00
Rain Barrel RebateSunnyvale, City ofUp to 50.00
Rain Barrel RebateHillsborough, Town ofUp to 150.00
Rain Barrel RebateWestborough Water DistrictUp to 150.00Daly City, San Bruno, South SF
Rain Barrel RebateAlameda County Water DistrictUp to 50.00Fremont, Newark, Union City
Rain Barrel RebateHayward, City ofUp to 50.00
Rain Barrel RebateMenlo Park, City ofUp to 200.00

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$1-$4 for every sq. ft. of lawn replaced.
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Up to $200 rebate for select rain barrels

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