JUDGING CRITERIA

Judges will consider the following elements of water-wise landscaping:

Curb appeal:
Aesthetic use of color, form, and texture. Environmentally sensitive use of hardscape.

Appropriate plant selection:
California-friendly plant palette, functional turf, and functional landscape.

Design:
Artistic and practical layout of plant materials and hardscape elements with consideration of horticultural requirements.

Appropriate maintenance:
Use of mulch; weeds kept to a minimum; plants neat, tidy and attractive.

Efficient methods of irrigation:
Appropriate irrigation design, and equipment designed to reduce runoff.

CONTEST AWARDS

First Place: $1000

Second Place: $800

Third Place: $600

The water districts listed below are providing an award of $500 to a participant who resides in each of their districts, and who is not selected to receive one of the three major awards above.

City of Corona

Eastern Municipal Water District (retail customers)

Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District

Inland Empire Utilities Agency

Jurupa Community Services District

Rancho California Water District

Riverside Public Utilities

San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District

City of Upland

Western Municipal Water District (retail customers)

Hirchag Residence
Regional First Place
Inland Empire Utilities Agency

Soberanes Residence
Regional Second Place
Eastern Municipal Water District

Saenz Residence
Regional Third Place
Riverside Public Utilities

Schaefer Residence
Local Prize
Corona

Heraty Residence
Local Prize
Eastern Municipal Water District

Wallace Residence
Local Prize
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District

Fontana Residence
Local Prize
Jurupa Community Services District

Renfro Residence
Local Prize
Rancho California Water District

Wolfe Residence
Local Prize
San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District

MacPherson Residence
Local Prize
Upland

Priebe Residence
Local Prize
Western Municipal Water District