Residential Rebates*

We encourage everyone in our community to help us save Thornton’s water supply and we reward our water customers when they do. Take advantage of our many rebate programs and increase your “liquid assets.”

Rebates can be submitted online, emailed or mailed. To drop off a rebate application, please call 720-977-6600 to make an appointment.

Water-Wise Landscape Rebate

Transform a section of your yard, either grass or a problem area, into a water-wise garden with low-water plants and get $2 per sq. ft. in return. Please read the information and rules below to see if your project qualifies. Bare mulch or rock areas do not qualify for the rebate. Click here for tips on planning an H2Overhaul yard project . As of August 8, 2022, Artificial turf no longer qualifies for a water-wise landscape rebate. 

Landscape Rebate Application Form

Landscape Rebate Information and Rules

Did you know that HOAs cannot prohibit you from planting drought tolerant plants? Click here for more info.

Irrigation Controller Rebate

Get up to $200 back for the installation of an EPA WaterSense certified smart weather-based controller.

Apply Here

Residential Irrigation Controller Rebate Information and Rules

Rain Sensor Rebate

Get a $25 rebate for a residential rain sensor connected to a sprinkler system.

Apply Here

Residential Rain Sensor Rebate Information and Rules

Toilet Rebate

Get a $75 rebate for replacing an older toilet with a new EPA WaterSense toilet. Effective 1/1/2020 dual flush toilets do not qualify for Thornton’s toilet rebate.

Apply Here

Residential Toilet Rebate Information and Rules

Discounted Garden In A Box

Thornton Water customers are eligible for a $25 discount on a professionally designed Garden In A Box, while supplies last. Gardens will go on sale March 1. If you are interested, purchase early because the gardens sell out quickly.

Learn More Here

Residential Services

Don’t be overwhelmed by the details! We really can make saving water easy. Here are some ways we’d love to help you be water-wise.

Sprinkler Consultation

The city works together with Resource Central to provide a series of tests on an underground lawn irrigation system that determines how efficient a system is. Sprinkler consultations are available June through August. Limited appointments are available so sign up online or call 303-999-3824.

Consultations help you:

  1. Save money on your water bill
  2. Improve the appearance of your landscape
  3. Increase your water efficiency
  4. Maximize the lifespan and effectiveness of your sprinkling system
  5. Receive a personalized watering schedule
Conservation Kit

The Water Resources Division will provide a free home water conservation audit kit while supplies last. The kit contains toilet dye tablets, a flow measurement bag, 2.0 gpm showerhead and other water saving tools. Request your kit at Water@ThorntonWater.com or call 720-977-6600

Water Bill Assistance

Thornton Cares provides short-term assistance to qualifying Thornton Water customers. For more information about income criteria and to submit an application, visit thorntoncares.com or call 720-977-5815.

Lawn Removal Service

Research has shown that the biggest barrier to converting a thirsty lawn to water-wise landscaping is the lawn removal step. This program was designed to help homeowners tackle this step with ease! The lawn removal service, is offered through our water efficiency partner, Resource Central. There is a limited number of appointments available to Thornton water customers at a cost of $1 per sq. ft. of lawn removed. All projects must be at least 200 sq. ft. Click here for program requirements.

Sign up for the Lawn Removal Service and we’ll help get you one step closer to creating a xeric, low-maintenance, pollinator-friendly yard that you and your neighbors will love! Click here for information on how to get started.

Business Rebates*
We support our local businesses and we thank you for supporting us! Here are some commercial-specific rebate programs we’d love to see you benefit from.

Business Services
Free consultations are available to all of our Thornton Water commercial customers. Give us a call, we’d be happy to help.

Sprinkler Consultation

The City works together with the Center for ReSource Conservation to provide a series of tests on an underground lawn irrigation system that determines how efficient a system is. Sprinkler consultations are available June through August. Limited appointments are available! Sign up online for commercial or HOA customers or call 303-999-3824.

Consultations help you:

  1. Save money on your water bill
  2. Improve the appearance of your landscape
  3. Increase your water efficiency
  4. Maximize the lifespan and effectiveness of your sprinkling system
  5. Receive a personalized watering schedule
Commercial Water-Wise Landscape Grant

The goal of this program is to incentivize the reduction of water demand on irrigated landscapes from 0.5 to 5 acres. Your project may qualify for a grant that assists with 50 percent of the cost of design, renovation and installation, up to $10,000 per acre. Funds are subject to availability and are provided on a first come, first served basis. For more information about the grant requirements and process call 720-977-6600 or email water@thorntonwater.com.

Commercial Water-Wise Assessment

Schedule a Commercial Water Efficiency Assessment. Water Resources staff will work with you to provide water usage data, walk through your commercial facility, assess water efficiency of your site and make recommendations on ways to be more water efficient and save money. For more information about the commercial assessment call 720-977-6600 or email water@thorntonwater.com.

* Rebates may be considered taxable income by the IRS. Consult a tax professional for more information.