WaterSmart Landscape Contest

Proud of your WaterSmart yard?
Enter our WaterSmart Landscape Contest for your chance to win $250!

Entries for the 2019 WaterSmart Landscape Contest are now being accepted. The WaterSmart Landscape Contest was developed by local water agencies to show residents that a beautiful yard can also be water efficient. The best-in-show landscape winner in each water district is awarded $250 and has their landscape featured in district, local media and regional publications and community events.

Visitors can view winning landscapes for wonderful ideas of water-smart designs, see contest requirements, and download an application at the WaterSmart Landscape Contest website.

Deadline to enter is Friday, April 26, 2019. Digital submissions may be sent to jcleaver@olivenhain.com. Hard copy submissions should be sent to:

Olivenhain Municipal Water District
Attn: Jesica Cleaver
1966 Olivenhain Road
Encinitas, CA 92024

Check the Upcoming Events page for a free WaterSmart landscape workshop.

Other Resources

Workshops are held year-round at The Water Conservation Garden, a wonderful place to visit for ideas and information. The garden is located on the Cuyamaca College campus.

Another good resource is San Diego Botanic Gardens, located in Encinitas, where landscaping classes are held throughout the year.
Learn more about water-wise gardening and create a custom watering schedule at www.bewaterwise.com.
Find out about regional incentive programs, free design templates, plant database and special events at www.watersmartsd.org.

, a program launched by the Environmental Protection Agency, will educate consumers on making smart water choices that save money and maintain high environmental standards without compromising performance.