Turf Removal Program

Turf Removal

The Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC), the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and your local water agency are proud to offer the Turf Replacement Program to qualifying residents and businesses across Orange County. Use 50-70% less water outdoors by replacing thirsty turf grass with beautiful, climate-appropriate landscape!

  • Rebates start at $3 per square foot of turf grass removed – the savings really adds up!
  • Get paid to transform your landscape and upgrade your outdated irrigation system
  • FREE customized *Design Assistance and **Maintenance programs also available to Turf Removal Program participants!
  • Save water, save money, and save time on maintenance
  • Attractive landscaping increases property values by 6-13%!
    Rebates are limited. Apply today to take advantage of these significant benefits and more!
  • Artificial or Synthetic Turf is not eligible for a rebate.
  • Please do not remove your grass until your application is approved. Projects that are underway or already completed prior to the receipt of the “Notice to Proceed” email are not eligible to participate.

For questions about the program, please call (714) 593-5036 or email turfremoval@mwdoc.com.

Terms and Conditions
Program Flyer
Rebate Application

Additional Resources


Landscape Design Assistance Program

This program has limited availability and is only offered to Turf Replacement Program participants. Please contact us if you are interested in receiving this 1-on-1 landscape design assistance.

Phone: (714) 593-5036 or Email: turfremoval@mwdoc.com

MWDOC has collaborated with top landscape designers to create FREE landscape designs for Turf Replacement Program participants! Designs are tailored to YOUR property and personal style, showcasing plants that thrive in Southern California’s semi-arid climate. 

  • FREE landscape design from a qualified professional
  • 1-on-1 onsite landscape design consultation
  • Recommended plant palette
  • Irrigation plan and materials list for YOUR new landscape

FREE Design Plans
Landscape Design Assistance Program Website 


Landscape Maintenance Assistance Program

Maintain your new landscape with professional help! MWDOC offers FREE custom landscape maintenance plans for Turf Replacement Program participants to help sustain a beautiful landscape all year long!

  • FREE landscape maintenance guide from a qualified professional
  • 1-on-1 onsite maintenance plan consultation
  • Recommended irrigation controller settings
  • Personalized plant care recommendation for the plants in YOUR landscape

This program has limited availability and is only offered to Turf Replacement Program participants. Please contact us if you are interested in receiving this 1-on-1 landscape maintenance assistance.

Phone: (714) 593-5036 or Email: turfremoval@mwdoc.com

Program Flyer
Landscape Maintenance Assistance Program Website