Roseville Offering Cash For Grass To Curb Residential Water Use

CBS Sacramento

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ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Sharon and Morrie Schlesinger have quite the oasis in front of their Roseville home. You’ll find all sorts of flowers and plants, but the one things missing is green grass.

They got rid of it as part of the city of Roseville’s Cash For Grass program.

Homeowners who took part in the program say not only did they city pay them to do it, they say the savings each month are pretty impressive.

Lisa Brown says with water worries in the future, Roseville is offering people up to $1,000 to scrap their thirsty lawn for a more effective approach.

“Reducing water use in the landscape is a great benefit to water agencies.”

The city took a look at Sharon’s yard before and after she added mulch and efficient drippers and then cut her a check.

The program also saves her money on…

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