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Water Efficiency Rebates

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The City of Hillsboro offers rebates to customers for purchasing and installing washing machines, WaterSense labeled toilets, and weather-based irrigation controllers.

Residential Rebate Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must live in a single-family residence within the Hillsboro Water Department service area, including a house, condominium, duplex/multiplex or manufactured home with a single or master meter. (NOTE: Apartment owners currently DO NOT qualify for these rebates.)
  • The applicant must have a current Hillsboro water account in good standing or be the owner of the master metered (condominium, duplex/multiplex or manufactured home) residence within the Hillsboro Water service area as verified by the Department.
  • Applications must include a copy of a proof of purchase receipt from a retailer or plumbing company that specifies the purchase date, purchase price, manufacturer and model number.
  • The application must be received within 90 days of purchase date.
  • Prior to approval, an on-site inspection may be required by Hillsboro Water Department. The total rebate per item will not exceed the receipt amount.

Washing Machine Rebate

Apply for a $50 rebate when you purchase and install a new Energy Star qualified Washing Machine. For a list of qualifying models, visit the Energy Star website. Limit: 1 washing machine rebate per household.

Apply for a Washing Machine Rebate online.

High-Efficiency Toilet (HET) Rebate

Apply for a $75 per HET rebate when you replace your old water-wasting toilet(s) with an Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense labeled 1.28 gpf High-Efficiency Toilet(s) HETs. For a list of qualified WaterSense models, visit the Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense page. Limit: 2 HET rebates per household.

Apply for a High-Efficiency Toilet Rebate Online.

Interested in Recycling Your Old Toilet?

Although the City of Hillsboro Water Department does not require recycling of old toilets, it's strongly encouraged!

Landscape Products & Supply - Fee: $15 per toilet: 1748 NE 25th Ave., Hillsboro, Oregon; 503-846-0881.

WaterSense Weather-Based Irrigation Controller Rebate

Picture of WaterSense Controller Receive a rebate when you purchase and install a WaterSense, weather-based controller. Rebates are up to $200, but will not exceed the purchase price on the receipt. Accessories and labor are not included. Limit: 1 rebate per property. For a list of qualifying devices, visit the Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense page.

Details and additional criteria are listed on the application form, which is available below.

Apply for a Weather-Based Irrigation Controller Rebate online.

How to Apply

After purchasing and installing your new washing machine, HET(s) or weather-based irrigation controller per the eligibility requirements outlined above, complete the Residential Rebate Application form online, or on paper, and attach a copy of the receipt. Use the check list below to ensure you meet all of the program requirements and to expedite the processing of your request.

Submitting Rebates

Submit rebates to:

City of Hillsboro Water Department 
Attn: Rebates
150 E. Main Street
Hillsboro, OR 97123

Rebates will be mailed in check form to the customer on account; rebate cannot be applied to your utility account.

For questions and inspection scheduling, please call 503-615-6702.

Check List

  • Toilet was installed in a single family residence. This may be a house, condominium, duplex/multiplex or manufactured home with a single or master meter, non-commercial residence
  • Applicant is listed on water account
  • Receipt attached, and includes the washing machine/HET toilet make and model, as well as store name, purchase date, and proof of payment
  • The washing machine is an Energy Star machine/toilets are EPA certified HET 1.28 gpf toilets
  • I have not previously received a rebate for which I am now applying for at this address
  • Water account is not past due
  • Email or mail in completed rebate application and proof of purchase within 90 days of purchase
  • For weather-based irrigation controllers, submit a photo online or mail in a photo of the installed controller
  • WaterSense weather-based irrigation controllers require a backflow assembly device, which must be tested annually

Business, Non-Profit, and Homeowners Associations

Business, non-profits, and Homeowners Associations are eligible for tailored rebates. Contact 503-615-6702 or email the Water Department for more information.

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