Lawn to Garden Rebate Program
The CCWD Lawn to Garden Rebate Program provides rebates to qualified customers to replace their existing water-thirsty front lawns with water-wise landscaping. The rebate is $1.00 per square foot with a maximum of $1,000 per single family residence and up to $20,000 for commercial, homeowner associations, industrial and institutional properties. The program is not retroactive.
Click on the link below for information on the Lawn to Garden Rebate Program
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Potential Federal Tax on Rebates:
CCWD may be required to issue IRS 1099 tax forms to customers receiving rebates totaling $600 or more in a calendar year starting January 1, 2016.Click HERE for more information
Double Your Rebate! The State of California is also offering a rebate for replacing your Lawn with water-wise landscaping. This is a separate program from CCWD’s rebate and has its own application and rules. Click here for a link to the State Rebate Program
March 31 - April 2Ruth Bancroft Garden Spring Fling The Bay Area's Best selection of newly-released and hard-to-find succulents and water-wise plants. Unique garden gifts will also be available, including books, pottery and garden art. Includes free admission to the garden.Read on...
April 7Recycled Water Site Supervisor Training Workshop The City of Santa Rosa is offering a FREE Recycled Water Site Supervisor Training and is open to anyone interested in recycled water, regardless of whether or not they will be a designated Site Supervisor for a site that uses recycled water. The training will review the rules, regulations and requirements of recycled water use in the City of Santa Rosa. Once the training has been completed, Site Supervisors will receive certification and will have the knowledge to work on sites that use recycle...Read on...
April 8Markham Arboretum Edible Plant Sale The sale will feature the astonishing tomatoes and other edibles from Biota, our super-local, permaculture-certified growers of high-quality, organically-raised annual and perennial edibles.Read on...
Join Our New Water-Wise Landscape Facebook Group
Our new Maintaining Your Water-Wise Landscape Facebook Group provides a forum for residents in Contra Costa County (and elsewhere) to get and share advice on maintaining their water-wise landscapes. See what others have done. You’ll also learn about great workshops, rebates for mulch and much more.
We invite you to join the group.
Our water conservation experts will be at the Contra Costa Home & Garden Show April 7-9 at the Concord Pavilion. This is your chance to ask questions and find out more about CCWD Conservation programs and rebates. Print these e-tickets, and get in free! Print These E-Tickets For Free Admission...
Our new Flushometer Toilet and Urinal Rebate Program provides a financial incentive of up to $400 per toilet for CCWD commercial customers who replace their older inefficient flushometer toilets and urinals with WaterSense labeled high-efficiency models. Additional Info...
CCWD will be hosting three 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