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. February 22

    Bay-Friendly Landscape Maintenance Training Rescape California is offering this four-session training program targeted at professional landscape maintenance contractors. Give yourself a competitive edge by being a part of Bay-Friendly’s dynamic approach to maintaining and managing healthy landscapes!
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  2. March 2

    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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  3. March 24

    Home Composting Workshop Food waste disposal is a national problem. Join Contra Costa County and Mt. View Sanitary District at this workshop to learn how to turn your kitchen scraps into high quality compost!
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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) 

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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. Rain Water Harvesting & Rain Gardens

    Every year thousands of gallons of free water fall on our houses and properties, and eventually down spouts that lead to the gutter where it flows away. However, that rainwater is a valuable commodity that can be used on landscapes and gardens. Additional Info...
  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...
  3. 12 New Homes Added To Our Local Lawn to Garden Photo Page

    We've added 12 new homes to our photo page of completed local lawn to garden projects, meaning we now have 57 projects for you to look over and get ideas for landscaping your new water-saving garden. You'll see recently-completed gardens & mature ones. See all 57 completed local projects...
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