Rebate Programs

Thank you for your interest in the Turf Removal Program!

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REMOVED YOUR GRASS/TURF, YOUR PROJECT WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM.

The Municipal Water District of Orange County, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and your local water agency invite you to participate in the Turf Removal Rebate Program (Program). The main goal of this Program is to reduce the use of outdoor watering by decreasing the size of turf grass within your landscape.

Through this Program, residential and commercial customers of participating retail water providers are eligible to receive a rebate incentives for qualifying projects by removing turfgrass from their properties.

Your participation in this Program is voluntary and is encouraged by your local water agency.

For a limited time we are also offering Design Assistance for those Applicants who need a little help in figuring out what to do with their front yard projects. Click on the banner to the right for more information.

The Turf Removal Program is available for Orange County residential and commercial customers, with the exception of customers served by the following retail water agencies: 
 
Not Currently Accepting Applications
Emerald Bay Service District
City of Garden Grove
Golden State Water Company
City of La Palma
City of San Juan Capistrano
 
Contact City Directly for Information on Available Programs
 City of Anaheim
City of Fullerton
City of Santa Ana
 
 
Current Base Rebate** Levels (as of 7/01/2017):
 
Residential: $1.00 per square foot/cap of 2,000 square feet (lifetime)
Commercial: $1.00 per square foot/cap of 25,000 square feet (annual)
Public Agencies: $1.00 per square foot/cap of 50,000 square feet (annual)
 
(If you remove more than the Cap listed above your rebate will be capped at the amount listed for your property type. If you remove less than the listed Cap, you will receive that square footage x the rebate level)
 
** This is the current base rebate, additional funding may be available in your service area **
 

All approved applicants must complete their project within 60 days from the date of their Letter to Proceed.  

What to do next:

  1. Read the Terms and Conditions thoroughly as this document will give you the rules and regulations for the proper participation in the Program.
  2. All approved applicants must complete their project within 60 days from the date of their Letter to Proceed.

Need design assistance to help with your turf removal project? If interested complete your turf removal application then click on the banner ad to apply for design assistance on your dashboard.

Lawn design assistance program