Commercial Industrial

$$ Performance Based Savings: Your special water-efficient projects or upgrades for your business may qualify for the Commercial and Industrial Water Use Efficiency Incentive Program. Incentives can be as much as $3 for every 1,000 gallons of water saved in a year! For details, contact the Water Efficiency Department.

$$ Evaporation Credits: Cooling towers that are metered with make-up meters and blow-down meters are eligible for evaporation credits. Please submit one year of completed meter log sheets for both meters. For details, contact the Water Efficiency Department.

$$ Rebates: Your business may qualify for a rebate on many items ranging from high efficiency toilets, turf removal, irrigation controllers, ice machines and more! Commercial Customers must apply for a rebate before making the purchase.

$$Recycled Water in Cooling Towers can help you save water and money. To convert your cooling tower to recycled water use, call IRWD's Recycled Water Department at 949-453-5300.

Free Water Use Evaluations: Property managers experiencing water usage in the Inefficient, Excessive or Wasteful tiers are eligible for a free evaluation of your company's base index (water allocation). For details, contact the Water Efficiency Department.

Find those Leaks: You may also have leaks or other unintended water use such as over irrigation or an increase in production. For details, contact the Water Efficiency Department.

EPA WaterSense at Work: check out water efficiency best management practices for commercial and institutional facilities. Designed to help you understand and better manage your water use, help you establish an effective water management program and identify projects and practices that can reduce facility water use. Read more


Free Mixed-use Meters Log-Sheet: Help keep track of your weekly water usage. Commercial property meters measure both outdoor water usage such as outdoor spigots, indoor water usage, bathroom and kitchen fixtures, and production processes requiring water, etc. For assistance using this log sheet and to determine your current indoor and outdoor allocations, please contact Allan Pascual at 949-453-5429 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Download the datasheet

Tips for Property Managers: Check out cost-saving irrigation tips for property managers. Click here to view the the slide show

Free Suggested Weekly Irrigation Schedule: Download the free suggested weekly irrigation schedule, available in English and Spanish.

ET Weather & Data Center: Download weekly allocation data, CIMIS information and more. ET Hotline: 949-453-5351. 

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