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Smart Business Rebates

Save More with Rebates for High Efficiency Toilets, Urinals, and Clothes Washers

High Efficiency or Ultra High Efficiency Toilets: $200
High Efficiency or Waterless Urinals: $300
High Efficiency Clothes Washers: $400

Ready to Apply?*
1. Download the Smart Business Rebate application. For hotels and other businesses with multiple units, also download the Multi-unit Tracking Sheet. Please call the Conservation Office at (831) 420-5230 to request applications by mail.

2. Fill out and return application, along with original receipts, to:
                                                    City of Santa Cruz
                                                    Water Conservation Office
                                                    212 Locust St. Ste. B
                                                    Santa Cruz, CA 95060

3. Allow four to six weeks to receive your rebate. You may be contacted for an inspection of the new fixtures.

*See rebate application for complete rules and limitations.

High Efficiency Tank and Flush Valve Toilets
Get up to a $200 rebate
for replacing an existing toilet that uses 3.5 gallons or more with a qualifying high efficiency tank or flush valve toilet. These toilets use 1.28 gallons or less perflush valve toilet flush - 20% less water than a standard low consumption toilet.


Get up to $200 for replacing ANY toilet with an Ultra High Efficiency Toilet, which uses 1.0 gallons per flush or less.

To find out how various high efficiency toilets are rated in terms of flushing performance, check the Maximum Performance Rating for Toilet Fixtures. The higher the rating, the better the flushing performance. We recommend selecting a model with a MaP flush rating of 350 or higher.

Get a rebate up to $300 for replacing higher water use urinals with one of the following:     
                             • High efficiency (≤ 0.5 gpf) 
                             • Waterless urinals 


Clothes Washer Rebate
Receive a $400 rebate
when you purchase or lease a water-efficient, ENERGY STAR certified clothes washer. Please see conditions of eligilbility on the Smart Business Rebate application for qualifying lease options. Clothes washer rebates are available for both businesses and common area laundry rooms in multi-family housing complexes.


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