Rain Barrel and Cistern Rebate

Rebates available up to $100 per rain barrel and $600 per cistern.

Grey rain barrel with flowers on top.

Rain barrels and cisterns are a simple way to capture rainwater and reuse it to water your landscape.

To date, 1,300 rain barrels have been distributed to Pasadena customers – that’s nearly 3.4 million gallons of water that has been captured from flowing into the storm drains!

How to Qualify – Rain Barrel

  • Before you purchase a rain barrel, please visit SoCal Water$mart for complete terms and conditions
  • Your rain barrel must hold a minimum of 50 gallons of water, and must be designed for rain capture. Homemade rain barrels do not qualify
  • When installing your rain barrel, please follow the installation guidelines outlined by SoCal Water$mart
  • Save your receipt and supporting documents to show proof of purchase

How to Qualify – Cistern

  • Cisterns between 200-500 gallons are eligible for up to $350 in rebates
  • Cisterns between 501-999 gallons are eligible for up to $500 in rebates
  • Cisterns 1000+ gallons are eligible for up to $600 in rebates
  • Before you purchase a cistern, please visit SoCal Water$mart for complete terms and conditions
  • Your cistern must hold a minimum of 200 gallons of water, and must be constructed of hard plastic. Homemade cisterns do not qualify
  • When installing your cistern, please follow the installation guidelines outlined by SoCal Water$mart
  • Save your receipt and supporting documents to show proof of purchase

How to Apply

  • Apply for your rebate directly on the SoCal Water$mart website
  • Select “Apply for Rebate”
  • When prompted, upload a copy of your receipt and the required supporting documents

Terms

  • Only residential PWP water customers are eligible
  • A maximum of two rain barrel rebates are allowed per water service address
  • A maximum of one cistern rebate is allowed per water service address
  • Applicants may not submit a rebate claim for both rain barrels and cisterns.  
  • Visit Socal Water$mart website for complete terms