Conservation Rebates & Services

Plumbing fixtures, appliances and irrigation components become more efficient each year. Helix customers may be eligible for a free home water use evaluation and a variety of rebates we offer in conjunction with the San Diego County Water Authority, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the State of California. Qualifying products are listed on the rebate program websites. Please note that rebates are available on a first come, first served basis and funding is not guaranteed.

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Check this page often as rebate programs receive additional funding throughout the year.

Residential

A FREE Home Water Use Evaluation is a smart way to start saving water. We send a Helix conservation expert to your home to check your fixtures, appliances, irrigation system and landscape and recommend things you can do to save water. Call Helix at 619-667-6261 to schedule an appointment.

Rebates

Call 888-376-3314
or go to www.socalwatersmart.com
Additional funding sources are shown below

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High Efficiency Clothes Washer
Rebate up to $85; additional rebate up to $50 on select models may be available from SDG&E (800-411-7343).

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High Efficiency Toilet
Rebate up to $40 on 1.06 gallons per flush (GPF) models

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Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles
Rebate of $4 per nozzle (30 nozzle minimum)

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Weather-Based Irrigation Controller
Rebate of up to $200 if < 1 acre OR $35 per station if > 1 acre
(you can apply for a rebate on a controller OR a soil moisture sensor system — not both)

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Soil Moisture Sensor System
Rebate of up to $80 if < 1 acre OR $35 per station if > 1 acre
(you can apply for a rebate on a controller OR a soil moisture sensor system — not both)

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Rain Barrels
Rebate of up to $75 per barrel (50 gallon minimum) through December 31, 2016 and $35 per barrel starting January 1, 2017. Limit of 2 barrels per address. You can apply for a rebate on rain barrels OR cisterns, but not both. 

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Rain Cisterns
Rebate of up to $250 for 200-500 gallon cisterns, $300 for 501-999 gallons or $350 for 1,000 or more gallons. (max. 1 per address; you can apply for a rebate on rain barrels OR cisterns — not both)

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Turf Replacement
The San Diego County Water Authority is expected to launch their Sustainable Landscapes Program incentive program in August 2016. For qualified applicants, rebates of up to $1.75 per square foot will be available for households replacing grass with landscaping that provides an environmental benefit. DO NOT remove your grass before you apply and are officially enrolled in the program. Visit Sustainable Landscapes Program to learn more and to sign up to be notified when the application process opens.

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Artificial Turf
Visit WaterSmart San Diego County to learn more about this 10 percent discount on artificial turf products and services with the participating companies.

Services

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FREE Low Flow Showerheads
Helix has free showerheads with a 2.0 gallons per minute flow rate—that’s a 20 percent water savings over standard showerheads. Drop by our Administration Office at 7811 University Avenue in La Mesa to get yours. The limit is three per customer.

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The Water Conservation Garden
Helix provides funding for The Water Conservation Garden so that our customers can see the beauty of water efficient plants when they are fully grown. The five acre botanical garden is full of ideas to help you with your own water efficient landscape. The garden is located at 12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West in El Cajon. Call 619-660-0614 or go to www.thegarden.org.

Commercial and Multi-Family

ALL Rebates

Call 888-376-3314
or go to www.socalwatersmart.com
Reservations are required
Additional funding sources are shown below

Plumbing Rebates

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High Efficiency Toilets
Rebates:
$100 for a multi-family toilet
$100 for a commercial toilet
$100 for a Flushometer toilet
$145 for a 4 liter toilet

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Ultra Low and Zero Water Urinals
$200 rebate

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Plumbing Flow Control Valves
Rebate of $5 per valve (20 valve minimum)

HVAC Rebates

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Cooling Tower Conductivity Controller
$625 rebate

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Cooling Tower pH Controller
$1,750 rebate

Food & Hospitality

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Connectionless Food Steamer
$485 rebate per compartment

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Air Cooled Ice Machine
$1,000 rebate

Medical & Dental

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Dry Vacuum Pump
$125 rebate per 0.5 horsepower

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Laminar Flow Restrictor
$10 rebate (10 unit minimum)

Landscaping Rebates

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Irrigation Controller
$35 rebate per station

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Rotating Nozzles for Pop-Up Spray Heads
$4 rebate per nozzle

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Large Rotary Nozzles
$13 rebate per set

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In-Stem Flow Regulator
$1 rebate per unit

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Soil Moisture Sensor System
$35 rebate per station

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Rain Barrels
Rebate of up to $75 per barrel (up to 4 barrels)

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Turf Removal
Funding for this rebate was exhausted in July 2015. Visit SoCal WaterSmart  for the current status of the program. A wait list for rebates may be available.

Services

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FREE Smart Landscape Evaluation
A Helix water conservation expert will come to your property, review the irrigation system and provide you with a comprehensive report identifying issues and recommendations.  You decide what you want to do and when. Call 619-667-6261 to schedule.

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FREE Low Flow Showerheads
We have free showerheads with a 2.0 gallons per minute flow rate—that’s a 20 percent water savings over standard showerheads. Drop by our Administration Office at 7811 University Avenue in La Mesa to get yours. The limit is three per customer.

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