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Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQs are answered here. For questions specific to the rebates requirements and application, please see the FAQs on the Turf Rebate Application.

Residential Applicants
    + Why should I consider removing turf from my landscape?

    + Is there an exact definition of “low water use”?

    + How does a person apply for a rebate?

    + What is the maximum amount of the turf rebate?

    + Will the rebate check come from DWR or from EGIA?

Local Water Suppliers
    + Will EGIA conduct post and pre-inspections or is photo documentation sufficient?

    + Is the turf rebate program consistent with the recently revised Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance?

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