WaterSmart Landscape Contest

The annual WaterSmart Landscape Contest, formerly known as the California Friendly Landscape Contest, gives customers in the San Diego region the opportunity to showcase their best water wise landscapes. More information on the contest and winners from other agencies can be viewed on the WaterSmart Landscape Contest website.

Click here for the 2019 WaterSmart Landscape Contest entry form (PDF).  The Sweetwater Authority winner will receive a gift certificate for $250.  The 2019 winners are Efren and Ily Nierva of Bonita. Congratulations!  
Required materials to include with your signed entry form:
1. Photos of your landscape, including at least one overall view or “curb appeal” as viewed from the street.                                   Before and after photos are welcome too.

ü  10 photos maximum.  Sweetwater Authority staff may visit your property to take additional photos.

ü  Maximum size of all photos attached to an email is eight (8) MB.  Please resize your photos if they are large (more than 1 MB each).  

2. A list of the water-wise plants in your landscape

3. A written explanation of why you elected to install a WaterSmart landscape, the design and installation process and any     unexpected benefits. We want to hear your story! 

Send the contest entry form, the items listed above, and photos via email to waterefficiency@sweetwater.org or to the mail address below.  For any questions, please call 619-409-6779.


Sweetwater Authority

WaterSmart Landscape Contest, c/o Water Efficiency Program

P.O. Box 2328

Chula Vista, CA 91912