Water Conservation Rebates
Tempe provides customers with rebates to support water conservation and efficiency upgrades. Learn more about applying to receive rebates and how best to improve the efficiency of your home.
Landscape Conversion Rebate - Receive 25 cents per square foot of landscape in which you convert from grass to desert landscaping.
TreeBate - Receive a rebate of 100% (up to $75) for the purchase price of desert lush plants.
High-Efficiency Toilet Rebate - Receive a rebate of 50% of the purchase price (up to $75) of a new high-efficiency toilet that flushes 1.28 gallons per flush.
High-Efficiency Turf Irrigation Rebate - Upgrade an existing irrigation system with high efficiency spray nozzles, rain sensors, and/or controllers and receive up to $500. A home landscape consultation is required to participate.
Greywater Recycling Systems Rebate - Receive a 50% rebate for the purchase of greywater system components (up to $200 per household).
Multifamily Turf Removal Rebate (PDF) - Receive 25 cents per square foot of turf removed up to $3,000 to remove grass and install desert landscaping. For strips of grass between the sidewalk and the street, receive $1.00 per linear foot up to $500.
Commercial and Industrial Turf Removal Rebate (PDF) - Receive 25 cents per square foot of turf removed up to $3,000 to remove grass and install desert landscaping. For strips of grass between the sidewalk and the street, receive $1.00 per linear foot up to $500.
Commercial and Multifamily High-Efficiency Toilet & Urinal Rebate (PDF) - Receive a rebate of 50% of the purchase price (up to $5,000 per property) of a new high-efficiency toilet or urinal. Toilets and urinals must be EPA WaterSense labeled and meet the City of Tempe's gallons per flush requirement.
School Turf Efficiency Rebate (PDF) - Receive a rebate of up to $3,000 for irrigation products installed at a public, private or charter school.
Commercial and Multi-Family Indoor Efficiency Fixture Rebate (PDF) - Receive a rebate of up to $5,000 per property per fiscal year for the purchase and installation of approved indoor fixtures.
Businesses who partner with Tempe to reduce water use by at least 15% may qualify for financial incentives for the cost of installing and upgrading water uses related to industrial/commercial processes, landscaping, and/or cooling systems. Review the PDF form. Interested businesses should start by contacting the Business Liaison, Melissa Bomar by phone 480-350-2684 or e-mail Melissa_Bomar@tempe.gov.
School Gardening Grant
Tempe helps schools create gardens with educational components. To apply, complete an application and include a proposed budget and garden plan. View and download the School Gardening Grant application (PDF). For questions, contact email@example.com or call 480-350-2684.
Applicants receiving $600 or more in rebate monies total from the City of Tempe Water Conservation Department in a calendar year must submit a W-9 (PDF) form with their application.
Questions about water conservation? Call 480-350-2668 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions regarding residential rebates, qualifications, and status, call 480-350-2627 or email email@example.com.
To schedule a FREE one-on-one water consultation check-up at your home, leave a message with your name and address on the appointment hotline at 480-350-8351.
Visit with us by attending a WaterSmart pop-up or workshop. View the Water Conservation Event Calendar for upcoming dates and locations.