Mulch Rebate

Did you know that mulch can lower your watering requirements by over 75%?  That can add up to a lot of water and a lot of money.  With NBU’s mulch rebate, saving all that water just became a lot easier on you and your pocket book.  Now you can plan you next outdoor project without breaking the bank.


NBU DOUBLE Mulch Rebate Guidelines


·         Customer must have a residential or commercial NBU Water Account.

·         Mulch obtained for free from the County does not qualify for rebate.

·         Mulch must be installed at least 2 inches deep and cover 160 square feet to qualify or one cubic yard.

·         If plants are present in mulched bed, they must be drought tolerant and from the “Comal County List of Approved Plants.”

·         If irrigation is present, spray heads may not be used in the mulched area.  Mulched area must use some form of drip irrigation.·      

·         Copy of original receipt must accompany application.

·         Mulch must be purchased between August 1, 2017 and  July 31, 2018 and the application must be received by July 31, 2018.


Rebate Amount: 

·         The rebate offers $12.50 per cubic yard (160 sq. feet at 2 inches deep) of mulch installed.

(e.g., 1 cubic yard of mulch = $12.50, 2 cubic yards = $25.00)

·         This rebate allows for a maximum rebate amount of $100.

·         Rebate is paid in the form of a credit on customer’s NBU water bill.

       Find a copy of the Mulch Rebate rules and applications here.