Water Conservation Programs

Lawn Be Gone! Rebate

Lawn Be Gone!

Now with New Rain Garden Rebate Option! 


Save water by removing your grass! Replace your lawn with a beautiful, drought-tolerant landscape and receive a rebate of up to $4 per sq. ft. Add a Rain Garden to your project and earn an additional $300 rebate! 


The Rain Garden Rebate program is an optional program for water customers of the water agencies who participate in the Lawn Be Gone! program. In order to qualify for the rain garden rebate, applicants must apply to the Lawn Be Gone! Rebate Program. 

*Note: City of Foster City/EMID Does Not Participate in the Rain Garden Rebate Program*


Rebates are available to customers of participating BAWSCA member agencies. To receive the rebate, you must submit an application and receive a Notice to Proceed from your water provider before removing your lawn.


For the fastest rebate, APPLY ONLINE. Note: you will need your water account number in order to register for an account and submit your application.


Program Information

Cal Water customers can apply for turf replacement rebates at www.calwater.com.


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Member Agencies offering Lawn Be Gone! Rebate; New Rain Garden Option


LBG Rebate

Rain Garden Rebate


Alameda County Water District$2.00$0.00
Brisbane, City of$1.00$300.00
Burlingame, City of$2.00$300.00
Estero Municipal Improvement District$2.00$0.00Foster City
Hillsborough, Town of$1.00$0.00
Menlo Park, City of$3.00$300.00
Mid-Peninsula Water District $4.00$300.00
North Coast County Water District$4.00$300.00Pacifica
Redwood City, City of$2.00$300.00
San Bruno, City of$2.00$300.00

Rebates & Giveaways

Lawn Be Gone! Rebate; New Rain Garden Option

$1-$4 for every sq. ft. of lawn replaced.
$300 flat rebate for Rain Garden installation.

Rain Barrel Rebate

Up to $200 rebate for select rain barrels

Smart Controller Instant Rebate

Rachio 3 Smart Irrigation Controller at a discounted price of $100 + tax

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