CCWD is now offering a $50 rebate for pool covers. The covers reduce evaporation in swimming pools, which saves water. These rebates will only be available for a limited time, and apply only to new covers made for pools, not spas. Find out more...
One of the best ways to save water in your garden is by using mulch. What's better, mulch will cut down on your weed growth. Print our new -- renewed through 2018 -- coupons, buy mulch, and you can save some money while saving water. Get the coupons here...
CCWD will be hosting two free workshops on converting lawns to gardens in 2017. They are designed for homeowners interested in replacing their water-thirsty lawns with beautiful water efficient landscaping and will include details on District rebates. Dates & Other Details
April 29Landscape Workshop: How to Replace Your Lawn With a Beautiful Water-Wise Landscape Drought proof your home! This inspiring and informative workshop is designed for homeowners interested in replacing their water-thirsty lawns with beautiful water efficient landscaping. Experts will provide advice on landscape design, plants, and drip irrigation. In addition, participants will learn about CCWD’s Lawn to Garden Rebate Program.Read on...
April 30Earth Day in the Garden at Pleasant Hill Enjoy an afternoon in the Garden with fun activities for kids and adults. Hear from local experts on topics such as composting, soil - water quality and conservation, beekeeping, garden pollinators, and gardening with native plants. Take a free tour of the garden led by University of California Master Gardener, Monika Olsen. Meet with local sustainable organizations including California Native Plant Society, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, Sustainable Contra Costa, Wild Birds Unlimited,...Read on...
May 6Author Event: Robin Stockwell at the RBG Join renowned succulent expert, Robin Stockwell (www.thesucculentguy.com ) , for a tour of the Ruth Bancroft Garden and learn tips on growing and designing succulents with ease and finesse.Read on...