Smart Controller Rebate Program Application

Landscape Irrigation Smart Controller Rebate Program Application

Please Note: Applications are processed in the order received. Rebates will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Funding is limited; therefore, rebates are not guaranteed.

This program is sponsored by the South Farmingdale Water District. For more information or questions, please call the South Farmingdale Water District at (516) 249-3330.


    Controller Information

    By submitting this form you are certifying that you are the property owner and the information contained in this application is true and correct. You are also certifying that you have read, understand and agree to the Terms and Conditions below.

    Terms and Conditions:

    Qualifying installations:

    • Participant must be a South Farmingdale Water District (District) customer and the property owner of the installation site.
    • The applicant must have an account in good standing with the District. The participant must have a fully functioning irrigation system that is run by a working timer/controller.
    • Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible participants while funding remains.
    • Purchases must be on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) list of WaterSense labeled controllers
    • Smart controllers must be installed with a rain sensor unless the controller model installed includes an onsite weather component.


    • The District will bill rebate amount back to the customer service account.
    • The participant has read and agrees to the conditions set forth in the following disclaimer:
      Neither the District nor its contractors or agents makes any representation or warranty regarding the irrigation controller utilized in this Smart Controller Rebate Program. By participating in the rebate program, you waive and release the District and its contractors and agents from all claims and causes of action arising out of the purchase, installation or use of the smart controller purchased in connection with the Smart Controller Rebate Program. Any claim you have based upon defect or failure of the performance of the smart controller purchased by you in conjunction with this rebate program should be pursued with the controller’s manufacturer.

    Application Instructions:

    • Complete all sections of the smart irrigation controller rebate application.
    • If you agree with the terms and conditions of the Rebate Program, sign and date this application.
    • Submit the completed application to the address below. Applications will be processed in the order of receipt.
    • Customers have 90 days, from the date of District approval to purchase and install the new irrigation control system.
    • The smart controller device must be on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) list of WaterSense labeled controllers and must meet the Irrigation Association’s definition of a smart controller stating that it will, “….monitor and use information about environmental conditions for a specific location and landscape – information such as soil moisture, rain, wind, the plant’s evaporation and transpiration (I/TO) rates, and in some cases, plant type and more – that enables the device to decide when to water, and when not to, providing exactly the right amount of water to maintain lush, healthy growing conditions.”
    • The current smart controller rebate is $100 per property location. Mail the completed Rebate Confirmation Notice along with the original sales/purchase receipt to the District at the address below. The original receipt must show make, model, and costs of the smart controller.
    • You will receive a rebate check within 90 days after the installation has been verified.