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Partners & Programs

Garden Recognition Contest 2020!

The WaterWise Garden Recognition Contest is being launched to promote attractive and water efficient gardens in the County. Residents of single-family homes served by Montecito Water District may apply for the contest. Compete for an agency award and the countywide grand prize - Winners will have their landscapes featured online, receive a yard award, and more!

View contest rules and apply online here at

All applications are due by April 1st.

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District Partners With 18 Local Water Suppliers and County

Montecito Water District is an active member of Santa Barbara County’s Regional Water Efficiency Program (RWEP). Established by Santa Barbara County Water Agency in December 1990, this partnership among local water purveyors and the County promotes the efficient use of urban and agricultural water supplies countywide.

Through the RWEP, the County Water Agency coordinates cooperative water conservation efforts among purveyors, co-funds projects and programs, acts as a clearinghouse for information on water efficiency, manages specific projects and programs, and monitors local, state and national legislation related to efficient water use.


Please check again for future opportunities; no District rebates are available at this time.

For Local Water Saving Resources Visit

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Learn about the Green Gardener Program for Santa Barbara County 

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