The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) partners with the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) to offer programs and rebates to Palo Alto residents aiming to use water more efficiently during landscape upgrades and repairs.
Free DIY Water-Wise Indoor Survey Kit
Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD), the City of Palo Alto Utilities’ (CPAU) partner in water conservation, offers customers a Do-it-Yourself kit to evaluate indoor water use that includes a flow rate bag for testing shower and sink flow rates and dye tablets to test toilets for leaks. Included in the kit will be a step-by-step guide to evaluating water use, including:
Contact SCVWD for more information:
PHONE: (408) 630-2554
To learn more or apply for any of the Landscape Efficiency Rebates, contact SCVWD:
Phone: (408) 630-2554
In order to be eligible for any of the above rebates, pre-installation inspections are required. Specific installation requirements may apply.
Events and Workshops
Throughout the year, the City offers free workshops on sustainable landscaping, composting, home graywater and other efficiency strategies, safe pest management, etc. Visit our workshops page for the most current information and registration. You can join our mailing list for updates on programs, rebates and workshops.