ANTIOCH -- For residents who need a little extra persuading to go easy on the water, the city's supplier is offering some incentives.

Go to Contra Costa Water District's website at www.ccwater.com/conserve to find:

  • Coupons for discounts ranging from $2 to $15 at Antioch's Pinky's Klassy Kar Wash, which uses recycled water.

  • Coupons for discounts on mulch at Morgan's Home & Garden in Antioch and Mt. Diablo Landscape Center in Pittsburg.

  • A rebate of up to $1,000 for replacing a front lawn with drought-tolerant plants, along with a two-hour free consultation with a professional landscape designer.

    The site also includes water conservation tips, rebates on clothes washers, suggested garden watering schedules and a link to sign up for CCWD's monthly newsletter.

    -- Rowena Coetsee



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