Green Rebate Programs
Water Efficiency Program

Reduce your water consumption for almost everything that uses water inside or outside of your business.

Commercial Waterwise Landscaping Rebate

Please note:

The Waterwise Landscape Rebate Program provides incentives for Riverside Public Utilities' non-residential water customers who replace existing lawn areas with water-efficient, California-friendly plants.


Effective July 1, 2015, RPU's program is closed to new applicants. Interested customers will be able to submit new applications to the MWD at This includes all residential and commercial water customers. 

Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested RPU customers are encouraged to apply to Metropolitan Water District (MWD) at as soon as possible in order to be successful in obtaining a rebate from MWD.


Existing Program Participants
Customers that have been given prior written approval by RPU to proceed with their projects can continue to do so. Customers with recently completed projects seeking final inspection or questions regarding rebate status may call 951-826-5485.


On RPU’s Turf Replacement Interest List?
Customers placed on RPU’s turf replacement interest list after the program closed on May 12, 2015 will receive a letter from RPU containing more detailed instructions on how to apply through MWD’s turf removal program.

What Do I Need To Do?
Select the rebate programs of which you would like to participate:
Complete the application including all applicable receipts and mail to:
Riverside Public Utilities
Programs & Services

3750 University Avenue, 3rd Floor
Riverside, CA 92501
Download Application