RESIDENTIAL REBATES & FREE SERVICES
Save water and green, too!
Everyone in our community can do their part to help save Thornton’s water supply. To encourage customer participation, we offer a wide variety of rebates, discounts, and free services. We invite you to take advantage of these programs to help conserve our most precious resource and save a little money, too.
It always pays to save water.
Thornton Water offers many incentives for you to be more efficient in your water use—whether outdoors or inside.
Rebates can be submitted online, emailed, or mailed. To personally drop off a rebate application, please call 720-977-6600 to schedule an appointment.
Transform a section of your yard—whether grass or a problem area—into a water-wise garden with low-water plants and receive up to $2 per sq. ft. in return. To see if your project qualifies, please read the information and rules below. Projects that are all rock with no plant material do not qualify for the rebate. As of August 2022, artificial turf no longer qualifies for a 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.
Get up to $200 back for installing an EPA WaterSense certified smart weather-based controller.
Residential Irrigation Controller Rebate Information and Rules
Get a $25 rebate for a residential rain sensor connected to a sprinkler system.
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.
Thornton Water partners with Resource Central to offer discounted Garden In A Box gardens to Thornton water customers. Customers are eligible for a $25 discount on a professionally designed Garden In A Box, while supplies last. Unfortunately the 2023 discounts have sold out, but you may still be able to purchase a garden at full price. Gardens are typically available to purchase, while supplies last, on March 1. You will select a pickup date and location when you purchase your garden. Click here to view available gardens.
You can also get some additional help with how to plant your new water-wise garden by learning more about how to H2Overhaul your landscape.
We make saving water easy. Here are some ways we’d love to help you be water-wise.
Free sprinkler consultations and a personalized watering schedule are available to Thornton water customers through Resource Central.
Consultations help you:
- Save money on your water bill
- Improve the appearance of your landscape
- Increase your water efficiency
- Maximize the lifespan and effectiveness of your sprinkler system
- Identify problems in your sprinkler system
To sign up register online or call Resource Central at 303-999-3824.
Enjoy a free home water conservation audit kit (while supplies last) from the Water Resources Division. The kit contains toilet dye tablets, a flow measurement bag, a 2.0gpm showerhead, and other water saving tools. Request your kit below:
Thornton Cares provides short-term assistance to qualifying Thornton Water customers. For more information about income criteria and to apply, visit thorntoncares.com or call 720-977-5815.
Lawn care in Colorado can be wasteful and exhausting. As a Thornton water customer you can sign up with our water efficiency partner, Resource Central to do a discounted lawn removal and jumpstart your water-wise yard project. Their expert team will cut the sod, remove, and then compost the removed material. They will help get you one step closer to planting a water-wise yard! A limited number of lawn removal appointments are available to Thornton water customers at the very low cost of $1 per sq. ft. (200 sq. ft. minimum). Click here for for information and to sign up. Click here for program requirements.
And don’t forget, we’ve got your guide to finishing your water-wise landscape. Get Your Kit to help H2Overhaul your yard.
* Rebates may be considered taxable income by the IRS. Consult a tax professional for more information.