DWP offers cash incentive to remove lawns

Emily Green writes about the new rebate program in the LA Times Home section today.
"Fast on the heels of the new watering ordinances that took effect June 1, the has begun a cash-for-grass program. Single-family homes served by the DWP will be eligible to receive $1 for every square foot of turf they replace with less thirsty alternatives." read more...

Green will have a weekly column on drought-tolerant gardening in the Home section's blog: latimes.com/home. She also blogs at chanceofrain.com. It's great to have an advocate at the Times on this issue! We're going to reach out and let her know about the Wise Water Use Expo on July 21st!