- Public Works
- Water Rebates
The City partners with the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) and the San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program to offer property owners the opportunity to receive money rebates for upgrading certain water using items and landscaping to high water efficiency. Check the links on this page to learn more about the rebates and to see if you're eligible!
Landscaping: Lawn Be Gone! - up to $4 Per Square Foot
Get paid to transform your landscaping! The "Lawn Be Gone!" program provides rebates for property owners who turn their water thirsty lawns into water efficient landscapes. Please use the following links for more information on the rebate program and other landscaping resources:
- Lawn Be Gone! Program
- Bay-Friendly Landscaping and Gardening Coalition
- BAWSCA Water Wise Gardens Tool
- Free Water-Efficient Landscape Classes
Rain Barrel Rebate Program - up to $200
Rain barrels are a simple way to reduce the amount of pollution that enters our San Mateo County waterways, including our Bay and Ocean. Learn about the benefits of owning a rain barrel and how to receive up to $200 from the Countywide Rain Barrel Rebate Program.
Rachio Smart 3 Sprinkler Controller Discount
The City of San Bruno is partnering with BAWSCA to offer single-family residential customers a discount on the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller. This device helps you monitor and manage watering your lawn from anywhere with using a smartphone app. You can create tailored schedules, make automatic weather adjustments, and maintain a water-efficient yard. Rachio uses Weather Intelligence™ Plus to automatically adjust schedules to account for rain or wind, preventing water waste! By participating in this program, the device will cost $100 plus sales tax (the retail price starts at $229.99). Hurry, supplies are limited. To redeem the offer, visit bawsac.rachio.com and apply using your water account number.
Free Landscape Classes
Learn how to garden beautifully while reducing your water use. For a list of available classes in San Mateo County, visit:
Home Water and Energy Efficiency Assessment
Visit the San Bruno Public Library website to place a hold on the Check-It-Out Home Energy & Water Saving Toolkit. This toolkit provides free resources to perform a basic assessment of the efficiency of your home energy and water use. To check out what comes in the toolkit, visit San Mateo County Energy Watch.