2015 PROGRAM UPDATE
Water rebate applications received between July 1 and Dec. 31, 2015 will be processed within eight weeks of receipt; however, due to changes in our budget, credit for qualifying applications will not be applied to customers' accounts until the first quarter of 2016.
- Half the purchase price of a qualified controller, up to $200.
- WaterSense certified smart irrigation controllers can reduce irrigation water use by an average of 16 percent.
- Participant must be a Colorado Springs Utilities residential water customer.
- Customer account must be current and non-delinquent.
- Available to residential customers only.
- Equipment must be installed in the Springs Utilities water service area.
- All irrigation rebates are available for new construction
- Non-customers (applicants that do not have a Colorado Springs Utilities account) that pay their water bill through a homeowner association, or landlords who want to make upgrades to their residential rental properties in our service territory, are eligible for the rebate once it is verified that they use our services. If the rebate applicant is a non-customer, the applicant must speak to a products and service specialist for special instructions.
- Customer must purchase and install qualified irrigation equipment between Jan. 1, 2015 and Dec. 31, 2015.
- Rebate applications must be postmarked by Dec. 31, 2015. Customers that make purchases in December 2015 have until Jan. 31, 2016 to submit applications, provided funding still exists.
- Limit of one of each type of irrigation equipment rebate per household every three years.
- Installation costs are not rebated.
- Incomplete applications and those lacking a copy of the purchase receipts will be denied.
- Installation site is subject to inspection by Colorado Springs Utilities staff.
- If a property for which a rebate has been issued is found on inspection not to have qualifying irrigation equipment, the amount rebated will be charged back to the customer's account.
- Rebates may take up to six to eight weeks to process.
- This rebate will be offered on a first come, first serve basis and rebates will be subject to availability of funds.
- Applicants must complete affidavit of lawful presence in the United States. This information is on the last page of the application.
- Purchase and install qualified irrigation equipment.
- Complete an application.
- Return the completed application form and a copy of a legible purchase receipt to Colorado Springs Utilities. Purchase receipt must include customer’s full name and address, date of purchase, purchase price, equipment make and model numbers.
- Colorado Springs Utilities staff receives and reviews applications.
- Upon approval, rebate is credited to customer’s utility account within about six to eight weeks.
- Rebates are subject to change and discontinuation without notice.
- Colorado Springs Utilities makes no warranties about any make or model of appliance, including warranties of merchantability or energy and water efficiency.