Conservation Rebates

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Rebates Round the Rock! If you live in the City or just outside in a City MUD, upgrading your home or business to be more water-efficient may be easier than you think!

The City does not have rebates for energy conservation, since we are not an energy provider.  Check with your electric or gas company for rebates on energy-efficient appliances, such as HVAC units, water heaters, and solar panels.

LCRA Water Efficiency Rebates

City of Round Rock is now an LCRA (Lower Colorado River Authority) water customer.  This means LCRA’s WaterSmart Rebates are available to City of Round Rock’s water service area. 

You qualify for the LCRA rebates if you receive your water bill from:

  • City of Round Rock* (also eligible for CORR Rebates)
  • Teravista MUD
  • Vista Oaks MUD
  • Williamson County MUDs 10, 11, & 22
  • Round Rock Ranch PUD
  • Fern Bluff MUD
  • Paloma Lake MUDs 1 & 2
  • Aqua Texas
  • Walsh Ranch MUD
  • R & R Mobile

*If you pay a CORR water bill, you can apply for the City’s Rebates in addition to the LCRA Rebates. 

LCRA offers rebates on these and more:
    • irrigation system evaluations 
    • irrigation system equipment (WaterSense controllers, weather sensors, etc.)
    • pool covers and filters
    • lawn aeration, compost, and mulch application, and soil testing

Find LCRA rebate program information at watersmart.org.

Please note LCRA uses different applications and may have different requirements than City programs. Please read their website for details. 

City of Round Rock Rebates

CORR Rebates are available to residential and commercial customers who receive a water bill directly from the City of Round Rock.

CORR Rebates are available to direct water customers only. This is because a small portion of our City customer’s water bill is designated for the water conservation budget. MUD customers are not eligible, as they do not contribute to the City’s conservation funding; however, they can apply for the LCRA rebates.

Better Bathroom Rebates

Easily upgrade your bathroom with rebates covering half the cost of WaterSense labeled toilets, faucets, and more. Up to $500 per residential account and $800 per commercial account.

For the purchase and installation of new WaterSense labeled toilets, showerheads, and faucets to home bathrooms.
  • Single-family homes and duplexes are eligible for this rebate.
  • Property MUST have been built before January 1, 2006.
  • Toilet rebate portion may be denied if the property participated in previous City toilet rebate programs.
  • Rebate is 50% of the cost of the fixture, up to $500 per residential account.
  • For full details, see Better Bathroom Rebate Application

Bathrooms are the highest water using rooms of the house, accounting for half of indoor water use! One WaterSense labeled showerhead saves 2,700 gallons of water annually and enough energy to power your home for 11 days.

For the purchase of WaterSense Certified toilets, flush urinals, showerheads, bathroom faucets and faucet aerators.

  • Available to commercial, industrial, governmental, and apartment properties.  
  • Rebate is 50% of the cost of the fixture, up to $100 per fixture.
  • Maximum rebate is $800 per water account.
  • For full details see Commercial Bathroom Rebate.

Toilets are the largest water-using fixture inside a property; by replacing old toilets with WaterSense labeled toilets, you can save up to 4,000 gallons of water per toilet, per year.

Clothes Washer Rebate

Rebate is $100 per washer. Limit is one for residential accounts.

For the purchase of a high efficiency clothes washer.

Clothes washers account for 22% of water use inside our homes. New front-loading efficient washers use 15-40% less water, depending on age of previous washer. Energy Star labeled washers use 20% less energy, 35% less water, and have larger washtubs, which means fewer loads.

Water Flow Sensor Rebate

Rebate is up to $200 per water account

  • Flow sensor can be installed on the mainline to monitor whole property use, or on the irrigation system only to monitor irrigation use.
  • Rebate is 50% per water account, up to $200.
  • For full details, see Water Flow Sensor Rebate

Water flow sensing devices record your water use and identify potential leaks at your property and alert you to unusual usage. This can save you money due to damage caused by a water leak, or a high water bill and prevents water from being wasted. 

Lawn Aeration and Compost Rebate

Rebate is $100 per residential account and $300 per commercial account for the combination of Core Aeration and Compost Lawn Application. 

For core aeration and compost application lawn services.  
  • Property must have both aeration and compost added to lawn.
  • Work may be completed by a professional, or DIY (done by the resident)
  • Fertilizer application does not qualify as compost.
  • Lawn aeration MUST be core aeration.  Liquid aeration will not qualify.
  • Rebate is $100 per residential account
  • For full details, see the Lawn Aeration & Compost Rebate

Core aeration and compost helps in reducing soil compaction, promotes deep root growth, and reduces water runoff.

Smart Irrigation Rebates

 

Rebate is up to $500 per residential account and $800 per commercial account.

For specific irrigation upgrades and/or having your irrigation system checked by a Licensed Irrigator.
  • Available to customers with existing irrigation systems, not for new installations or additions.
  • Rebates provided on WaterSense controllers, pressure reducing equipment, converting areas to drip, weather sensors (rain, freeze, or soil), and more.
  • Property must have a working rain sensor at each controller.  New sensors are eligible for rebate.
  • Rebate is up to $500 per residential account. 
  • For full details, see Smart Irrigation Rebate

**Old controllers can be recycled!**  Drop it off at the Ewing Irrigation store at 1400 Cottonwood Creek Trl, Cedar Park or 7100 N IH-35, Georgetown.  You can also drop it off at the City’s Bob Bennett Building, located at 3400 Sunrise Road, Round Rock.

Outdoor watering accounts for approximately 60% of the City’s total water use in the summer! By making irrigation systems more efficient, we can reduce water use, water waste, and improve the health of landscapes.  

For specific irrigation upgrades and/or having your irrigation system checked by a Licensed Irrigator.
  • Available to customers with existing irrigation systems, not for new installations or additions.
  • Rebates provided on WaterSense controllers, pressure reducing equipment, converting areas to drip, weather sensors (rain, freeze, or soil), and more.
  • Property must have a working rain sensor at each controller.  New sensors are eligible for rebate.
  • Maximum rebate amount is $800 per commercial account. 
  • For full details see Commercial Property Smart Irrigation Rebate.

**Old controllers can be recycled!**  Drop it off at the Ewing Irrigation store at 1400 Cottonwood Creek Trl, Cedar Park or 7100 N IH-35, Georgetown.  You can also drop it at the City’s Bob Bennett Building, located at 3400 Sunrise Road, Round Rock.

Outdoor watering accounts for approximately 60% of the City’s total water use in the summer! By making irrigation systems more efficient, we can reduce water use, water waste, and improve the health of our landscapes.

Rainwater Collection Rebates

Rebate is up to $600 per water account. 

For the purchase and installation of water collection materials; this could be rainwater or air conditioner condensate.
  • Purchased barrels or tanks must be designed specifically to collect and store liquid. Used or self-made barrels (i.e. converted trash cans or drums) are not eligible.
  • Rebate is 50 cents per gallon of storage capacity of the tank/barrel.
  • Rebate is also 50% of pad material, pump, and pipes for the collection project.
  • Total rebate is up to $600 per water account, per year.
  • For full details, see Rainwater Collection Rebate.

Rainwater can be used for non-potable purposes such as watering plants and landscapes. Rainwater is better for plants than treated potable water, due to higher nitrogen levels. Collecting rainwater also reduces soil erosion and helps conserve our drinking water supply.

Contact Us

For questions or to have an application sent to you, please email Jessica Woods or call 512-671-2872.

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