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. 

Click on the link below for information on the Lawn to Garden Rebate Program.

REBATE INFORMATION

LANDSCAPE DESIGN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

LANDSCAPE DESIGN RESOURCES

NURSERIES

DRIP IRRIGATION

REMOVING YOUR LAWN

HOW DO I? 

Pull down menus are also located at the top of this page for your convenience.

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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  1. July 8

    DIY Creative Succulent Series- Succulent Terrarium Are you fascinated by succulents, but haven't had the best luck keeping them alive? Or are you an avid gardener just looking for a new project? Either way, this workshop is for you! Brandi Chalker of Sunshine & Succulents will be leading this creative workshop, where you'll get your hands dirty while learning all about how to design with and care for succulents. Pick from a huge selection of succulents and make your very own glass orb terrarium, with plenty of demonstrations and hands-on hel...
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  2. July 12

    Water Wise Wednesday at Ruth Bancroft Garden: Insect Friends & Foes Are you interested in creating a beautiful and drought tolerant garden but don’t know where to start? Join us for Water-wise Wednesdays to kick start your quest to sustainability.
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  3. July 16

    Make Every Drop Count: Innovative Sprinkler and Drip Irrigation Solutions The Urban Farmer Store is hosting a workshop that provides an introduction to innovative sprinkler and drip irrigation solutions. Learn about system automation with valves, timers, rain sensors, and the new ET controllers. This class will teach you how to plan your own efficient irrigation system.
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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. CCWD Recognizes One-Millionth Square Foot Conversion to Water-Wise Front Yard

    Since 2012, more than one million square-feet of thirsty lawn have been converted to water-wise landscaping through CCWD'’s Lawn to Garden Rebate Program. On Feb. 5, the owner of the one-millionth square foot was recognized by the District. Read on...
  2. New Videos Show You How to 'Lose A Lawn & Get A Garden'

    CCWD teamed up with the Ruth Bancroft Garden to produce two new videos that show you how to lose your lawn and gain a garden. They take you through all the steps, show how it's done, and get a rebate! Take a look! Take a look
  3. Grow Plants That Belong Where You Live

    The California Native Plant Database is one of the best sources we've ever seen for finding all kinds of native plants that will thrive in your yard. More than 2,000 plants are cataloged. Take a look, and grow the plants that belong where you live. Additional Info...
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