The programs listed below are offered to eligible homeowners at NO COST and provided in partnership with the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) and your local water provider.*

Small Site Irrigation Controller Upgrade Program

This Program offers eligible customers a landscape evaluation and installation of a weather-based irrigation controller. Customers must have an irrigated area (turf, trees and shrubs) between 500 and 10,000 sq. ft. A mandatory training class is required and participation in this Program may improve your overall outdoor water-use efficiency.

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency and partnering retail agencies have contracted with a professional landscape contractor to manage this regional program. Enrollment is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to qualifying residents. Are you eligible? In order to enroll in this program, you must be able to affirmatively answer the following questions:

  • Do you have an existing outdoor automated sprinkler controller?
  • Is the controller connected to the irrigation valves?
  • Is your irrigation system working now?
  • Is your irrigated area between 500 and 10,000 sq.ft.?

Residential Landscape Retrofit Program

This Program is designed to assist eligible customers, whose irrigated area (turf, trees and shrubs) is a quarter of an acre (10,890 sq. ft.) or more, with improving landscape water-use efficiency.

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency and partnering agencies have contracted with a professional landscape contractor to manage this regional program. Enrollment is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to qualifying residents. Are you eligible? In order to enroll in this program, you must be able to affirmatively answer the following questions:

  • Do you have an existing outdoor automated sprinkler controller?
  • Is the controller connected to the irrigation valves?
  • Is your irrigation system working now?
  • Is your irrigated area 10,890 sq. ft. or larger?

Once your eligibility is confirmed, the contractor will contact you to schedule a visit for an outdoor irrigation evaluation at your home by a certified professional. After the evaluation, your outdoor landscape should become more water efficient through the retrofitting of landscape devices where applicable. The upgrades, installed at no charge to the resident, may include a weather-based irrigation controller and high efficiency sprinkler nozzles.

Free High Efficiency Sprinkler Nozzles

The Freesprinklernozzles.com Voucher Program is an online program that enables residents to obtain a voucher for free high efficiency sprinkler nozzles through a web-based portal. To obtain your free voucher, please visit: www.freesprinklernozzles.com for more information.


* Local water providers:
Cities of Chino, Chino Hills, Ontario, Upland, Cucamonga Valley Water District, Fontana Water Company, Monte Vista Water District, and San Antonio Water Company.

For customers interested in participating in one of the landscape upgrade programs, please call the IEUA hotline at 909-993-1952 for eligibility and pre-qualification.