In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, city water resources specialist Randy Barron looks over a garden made to use less amount of water outside a Lomita Heights home in Santa Rosa, Calif. California water agencies that spent more than $350 million in the last two years of drought to pay property owners to rip out water-slurping lawns are now trying to answer whether the nation's biggest lawn removal experiment was all worth the cost. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – In an effort to conserve water, the City of San Diego is offering residents and business owners lawn rebates.
The rebate will be offered to water customers who remove grass and install water-wise material and efficient irrigation systems.
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“This rebate will allow customers to become empowered in their efforts to save money on their water bills,” said Halla Razak, Director of Public Utilities.
The City’s Public Utilities Department customers can receive a rebate of up to $4,250 for residential owners and $17,000 for commercial owners.
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Applications will be accepted through October 23, according to the city. Click here to apply for a lawn rebate.