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. January 25

    Bay-Friendly Training: Soil Science and Semantics ReScape California is offering a great training on soil. Dave Phelps, Sustainability Manager at Cagwin & Dorward , takes us on a deep dive into the rhizosphere and outlines a new paradigm to base landscape decisions. Learn how soil stewardship saves resources, suppresses diseases, and sequesters atmospheric carbon.
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  2. 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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  3. February 4

    California Native Plant Propogation: How to Create Native Plants From Seeds, Cuttings and Divisions Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in a hand-on workshop at her half-acre garden, where you will learn how to propagate California native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions, and take home plants you have propagated yourself!
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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. Sign Up Now! Free Detailed Water Use Reports At Your Fingertips!

    CCWD 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 is now available. Why sign up? Understanding your water use is an important step to better managing it. Additional Info...
  2. Four Free Workshops on Converting Lawns to Gardens Set For This Year

    CCWD will be hosting four 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
  3. New Rebate Program For Mutli-Family & Commercial Washing Machines

    The Multi-Family & Commercial Clothes Washer Rebate Program provides a rebate of up to $450 to help CCWD service area customers purchase or lease qualified Energy Star Certified commercial clothes washers. Additional Info...
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