Water conservation rebates
The City of Hayward offers the following water conservation rebates to Hayward water customers: Lawn Conservation, High Efficiency Toilets, and Rain Barrels.
For more informaion about any of our rebates, please call 510.583.4700.
Lawn Conversion Program
Front Yards and Areas Visible to the Public: $0.75 per square foot of lawn converted
Backyards and Areas Not Visible to the Public: $0.50 per square foot of lawn converted
Additional Sheet Mulching Rebate: $0.25 extra per square foot of lawn converted using sheet mulching
Want to double your Rebate? The State of California is offering a rebate for converting your lawn to water-efficient landscaping. The State Rebate Program is separate from the City of Hayward's rebate and follows its own rules and application requirements. Read more about the State Rebate Program.
High Efficiency Toilets
High Efficiency Toilets (HETs) are modern efficient toilets designed to use at least 20 percent less water than standard low flow toilets. HETs use 1.28 gallons per flush (gpf) or less. MaP Premium HETs represent the most efficient toilets available in the market and use 1.06 gallons per flush or less.
Check the list of qualifying models before you buy and look for the EPA WaterSense Label on the box. Rebates are limited to 3 per residential account or 10 per commercial account. Toilet installation and application postmark must be completed within 90 days of purchase date.
To obtain your rebate, submit your rebate application, along with your purchase receipt and post-installation photos, to the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency via mail at 155 Bovet Road Suite 650, San Mateo, CA 94402.