Water conservation rebates
The City of Hayward offers the following water conservation rebates to Hayward water customers: Lawn Conservation and Rain Barrels.
For more informaion about any of our rebates, please call 510.583.4700.
Last Call for High Efficiency Toilet Rebates: All applications due by December 31, 2019
Lawn Conversion Program
The City of Hayward Lawn Conversion Program provides rebates to approved customers who convert water-thirsty lawns into water-efficient landscapes. The Lawn Conversion Program will run until June 30, 2020, or until funds last. Funding is limited and applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Program Brochure and Application.
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.