LOS ANGELES, Calif. – State and local water officials have lauded the multimillion-dollar Metropolitan Water District of Southern California turf replacement rebate program as a water-saving boon for California.

Of the $85.6 million that MWD has allocated for turf replacement rebates under the program, about 60 percent is slated for commercial customers, including expansive golf courses and for-profit businesses with gigantic lots.

Unlike some other turf rebate programs across California, MWD’s does not limit the size of rebates. Experts said the cost of rebates for large, commercial projects is a long-term investment that will help ensure future water reliability. 

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