Thank you for your interest in the Get Smart Water-Energy Program. Due to the popularity of this program, all available funding has been committed. Device rebates administered by the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) are still being offered to IRWD customers. To learn more about rebates and to apply, please visit Additional rebates may be available for water-saving devices for customers with Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas(R)) Please visit to learn more. To learn about incentives offered by Southern California Edison (SCE(R)), please visit

About this Utility Program 

Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) and Southern California Edison® (SCE) are pleased to offer customers smart home technology to help you use water and energy efficiently by managing your home’s irrigation and indoor temperature demands.

Eligible customers may receive one or both of the smart devices described below.

Rachio Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controller Gen 3 (fact sheet)

  • Review sprinkler run history and next scheduled runs at a glance
  • Adjusts to local weather and landscape conditions to deliver only enough water to meet the plant’s or soil’s needs
  • Includes the ability to manage your irrigation system from anywhere with a mobile app, tablet, or computer
  • Visit to learn more

Nest Thermostat E (fact sheet)

  • Make saving energy easy
  • Adjusts home temperature when you're away and can be controlled from anywhere
  • Includes the ability to review your Energy History to see how much energy you have saved and learn how to save more
  • Visit to learn more



Eligibility Requirements

You could be eligible for no-cost installation of a Nest thermostat and Rachio sprinkler controller if you meet the following requirements:

  • Have an active residential service account(s) served by IRWD and SCE
  • Have central air-conditioning system with gas forced-air furnace
  • Have in-ground irrigation system
  • Have mobile device or laptop to access the Nest and/or Rachio app
  • Have Wi-Fi connection with Internet access
  • No prior participation in an IRWD and/or SCE funded program which resulted in receiving a weather-based irrigation controller or thermostat
  • Agree to the Terms and Conditions


Direct Installation

The sponsoring utilities have authorized Synergy Companies® to evaluate your home to determine whether you are eligible to have all eligible fixtures and devices replaced. A Synergy Company representative will contact you to schedule a site assessment to determine eligibility. With your approval, the contractor will install the water and/or energy-efficient home improvements at no cost.


Submit the completed Registration Form to have an authorized representative contact you to discuss how you can benefit from the Get Smart Program.

Links to Additional Water and Energy Efficiency Tools: IRWD, Southern California Edison

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*The Get Smart program is funded by the Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) and by California energy utility customers and administered by Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas®) and Southern California Edison Company® (SCE) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. Rebates and upgrade incentives are available on a first-come, first-served basis, until program funds are no longer available. All programs are subject to change without notice. Program may be modified or terminated without notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply. IRWD, SoCalGas and SCE are not responsible for any goods or services selected by the customer. The selection, purchase and ownership of goods and services are the sole responsibility of the customer.

SoCalGas, SCE and IRWD make no warranty, whether express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, of goods or services selected by customer.

This material has been developed and is provided by the Irvine Ranch Water District.