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


Potential Tax on Rebates of $600 or more.






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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

Compare the CCWD and State of California Rebate Programs

March 2017

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  1. March 25

    Landscape 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.
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  2. March 25

    Hybridizing Succulents The Ruth Bancroft Garden's Brian Kemble is a world-renowned expert on aloes and has many years of experience hybridizing succulents. Learn about the process of hand-pollinating and how to draw out the desirable traits for then new plants.
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  3. March 31 - April 2

    Ruth 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.
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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. Meet Us At The Home & Garden Show, Print These Free E-Tickets

    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...
  2. New Toilet & Urinal Rebates of Up to $400 For Commercial Customers

    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...
  3. Three Free Workshops on Converting Lawns to Gardens Set For This Year

    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
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