WaterSmart Landscape Contest

The annual WaterSmart Landscape Contest (PDF), 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 2020 WaterSmart Landscape Contest entry form (PDF), and submit the form by email or mail to Sweetwater Authority by April 27, 2020.  Entries can also be submitted on the WaterSmart Landscape Contest website. The Sweetwater Authority winner will receive a gift certificate for $250.  
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