Turf Replacement Program


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 plant with a tree incentive! If you are interested in turning your thirsty lawn into a sustainable, water-smart oasis, you can get an extra $100 bonus rebate per tree planted!
  • Get paid to transform your landscape and upgrade your irrigation system
  • FREE customized *Design Assistance and **Maintenance programs are also available to Turf Replacement Program participants!
  • Save water, save money, and save time on maintenance.
  • 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 “Letter 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