Lawn to Garden Rebate Program

We believe water is essential to everyone
We believe in thinking of the future
We believe in challenging the norm
We challenge the norm by advocating for beautiful gardens and landscapes that save water in our community

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 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. 

Check out our resources for the Lawn to Garden Rebate Program below.

REBATE INFORMATION

WATER-WISE GARDEN WORKSHOPS

LANDSCAPE DESIGN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

LANDSCAPE DESIGN RESOURCES

NURSERIES

DRIP IRRIGATION

REMOVING YOUR LAWN

HOW DO I? 

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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.

 

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  1. June 19

    Look and Learn: The basics of Watersmart Landscaping Although this workshop is in Sacramento, we thought some might be interested. This workshop is provided by RESCAPE California, a local non profit organization. Learn the What, Why, and How of water-efficient landscaping at this workshop and demonstration garden tour!
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  2. June 21

    Best Irrigation Methods: Save Water and Work! This workshop is presented by Sustainable Contra Costa. The workshop will discuss various methods of irrigation, including PVC, drip, wicking or self watering, olla pots, and gravity feed from barrels. You'll have the opportunity for hands-on exploration of the equipment, and get answers to your questions.
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  3. August 18

    Worm Composting Workshop Did you know that each person is responsible for an average of 700 pounds of material disposed in landfills annually? You can make a difference by just composting at home. Join Contra Costa County at this workshop to learn about vermicomposting!
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Online Resources Digest for your Lawn to Garden needs.

We have nine links to assist you in your lawn to garden conversion. (PDF) 

Facebooks Page

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.

  1. FREE Water Conservation Devices

    Being an environmentally responsible customer by conserving water doesn't mean having to pay for costly gadgets. We offer several free at devices you can install at home to save water. Check them out here...
  2. Water-Wise Garden Workshops

    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. Read on...
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