07/12/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

LA LAWN: City To Pay People To Lose Grass

Fast on the heels of the new watering ordinances that took effect June 1, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has begun a cash-for-grass program. Single-family homes served by the DWP will be eligible to receive $1 for every square foot of turf that they replace with less thirsty alternatives.

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