Conservation rebates and incentives

Menlo Park offers water conservation rebates, incentives, and free fixtures to residents and commercial businesses that are Menlo Park Municipal Water customers. Please keep in mind that although you may reside in Menlo Park, you may not be a Menlo Park water customer. View the Menlo Park water districts list.


New! Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller rebate

The City has partnered with Rachio Inc. and the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) to offer residential customers a Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller at a discounted price.

The Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller allows users to save 20% or more on their outdoor water use! The controller helps you check and manage watering from anywhere with your smartphone. You can also create tailored schedules and make automatic weather adjustments.

Residential customers can receive an instant rebate when purchasing a Rachio controller
  • $100 + tax (up to a $279+ retail value)
  • 8- Zone and 16-Zone controller options available
  • Supplies are limited

Lawn Be Gone rebate program

Menlo Park Municipal Water is offering a rebate of up to $2 per square foot to customers opting to convert their water-intensive lawn into a water-efficient landscape. Don’t miss out on this innovative landscaping program that replaces traditional lawns with modern, eco-friendly plants, flowers and landscape elements. 

Program information:
  • A minimum of 200 square feet of lawn must be converted
  • Pre- and post-conversion inspections are required
  • The converted area must contain low water-use plants
  • Fill out the Lawn Be Gone application: a notice to proceed will be provided prior to you starting your conversion
  • Mail in your application to:
    155 Bovet Rd., Suite 650
    San Mateo, CA 94402
For more information, visit the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) website or call 650-330-6750.

Landscape analysis program

A free landscape analysis program (a $1,400 value) is offered to commercial and multifamily customers. An irrigation expert will evaluate your site and provide you with a personalized report on how you can improve water efficiency or save on water costs. Limited funding is available per year, and appointments are set up based on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call 650-330-6750 to schedule an audit.