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

REBATE INFORMATION

Potential Tax on Rebates of $600 or more.

REMOVING YOUR LAWN

GARDEN DESIGN

BUYING PLANTS

DRIP IRRIGATION & MAINTENANCE

HOW DO I? 

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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

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Compare the CCWD and State of California Rebate Programs

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  1. December 10

    How to Select California Native Plants For Your Garden Lead by Pete Veilleux, landscape designed and owner o Easy Bay Wilds. Join Pete at his own native plant nursery and learn how to choose plants that will do well
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  2. January 10

    Tool Time for Pruning Presented by UC Master Gardener Ken Silva. Tool Time for Pruning Like any project around your home, having the right tool for the job can mean the difference between success and failure. Come join Keith Silva as he takes us through little known facts concerning the best tools and techniques for successful pruning in your garden. There will be time for questions and answers after the presentation. No charge.
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  3. January 28

    Gardening With Nature In Mind Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in this in-depth tour of her half-acre Walnut Creek garden. Judy’s suburban garden, part farm, part classroom, part nursery, and part nature preserve, features happy chickens, a rainwater harvesting system, a pond, and many California native and/or pollinator-friendly plants. Judy’s was one of the first gardens to be certified as a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation, and it is also certified as a habitat for pollinators b...
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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. Coming Soon: Free Detailed Water Use Reports At Your Fingertips

    The Contra Costa Water District is excited to offer a new online portal called My Water Report where you can view detailed information about your water use. This new free tool will be available in January 2017. Additional Info...
  2. Finished Your Lawn to Garden Project? Join Our Facebook Group For Advice & Help

    Our new "Maintaining Your Water-Wise Landscape Facebook Group" is a forum for Contra Costa County residents to get and share advice on maintaining their water-wise landscapes. See what others have done, learn about workshops, rebates and more. Additional Info...
  3. 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.
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