The City of Watsonville now offers a rebate for our Sewer customers of up to a total of $1,500 for documented sewer lateral related repairs.

Fixing serious structural or operational defects can vary widely in cost.  A full lateral replacement including a new cleanout can cost on average approximately $10,000 to $15,000 plus the flat-rate city building permit fees, plan check, and inspection fees of $160.00.  

Rebates are offered up to a total of $1,500 for:

  • Cleanout Repair
  • Connection to Main
  • Spot Repair
  • Full Lateral

After July 1, 2020.

  • Documentation is required for rebates on repair costs.
  • City Rebate forms and documentation are due within 30 days after repairs are completed.
  • The total Rebate amount must not exceed $1,500.

Funds are limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Complete this form to apply for a Sewer Lateral Rebate.