Indoor Rebates

The Rebate Program is designed to give back to those citizens who exchange water guzzling toilets and washers for certain high-efficiency ones that use less water; and on/off evaporative cooler thermostats for automatic programmable ones that save electricity and water.

To Apply:

  1.  Fill out the Indoor Rebates Application
  2. Email or mail the completed application form along with a copy of your itemized receipt to:

Water Conservation Office

City of Rio Rancho

3200 Civic Center Circle Suite 250                                                                                                                        

Rio Rancho, NM 87144                                                                   

Rebates Available: 

Rebate for a washer will receive a credit of $100.00 on your water bill. High-efficiency clothes washers must have an Integrated Water factor (IWF) of 3.2 or lower. Click here to see a list of qualifying washers.

Rebates for toilets will receive a credit of $100.00  per toilet on your water bill. HE toilets must be EPA WaterSense compliant. Homes must have been built in 1996 or older to qualify. Click on the link to see a list of WaterSense compliant qualifying toilets PDF

Rebate for Evaporative Cooler Thermostat will receive a credit of $30.00 on your water bill. They must be automatic and work only on evaporative coolers (swamp coolers). Click on the link for a list of qualifying Evaporative Cooler Thermostats PDF.

Rebate for Evaporative Cooler to Refrigerated Air Conversion: The City of Rio Rancho is now offering a rebate for residents switching from evaporative coolers to refrigerated air! Please contact the Water Conservation office at (505) 896-8715 to speak with a specialist BEFORE you begin your project.

  • Those who qualify will receive a credit on their water bill for up to $1,500. PRE-APPROVAL IS REQUIRED!
  • The federal government also offers a tax credit for those switching to energy-efficient cooling systems. Please visit the IRS website to apply for the tax credit.

Allow up to 90 business days for your completed application to be processed and receive a credit (for qualifying applications).

The completed application form and itemized receipt must be received within 90 calendar days from the purchase date.

Incomplete applications will not be processed.

If you have any questions please call the Environmental Programs Manager at 505-896-8737

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