Direct Install Gardens (DIG)

Welcome to DIG!

Water use efficiency is the Long Beach Way of Life! The Direct Install Gardens (DIG) Program was created to provide homeowners in low income neighborhoods affected by environmental pollution with a sustainable landscape free-of-charge. DIG gardens are designed to reduce runoff, capture and sequester carbon dioxide, and create habitats for birds and insects.

Program Requirements

To qualify for a DIG installation, the property/household must:

     – be an owner occupied, single family residence
     – be located within the boundaries of census tract 6037570602 (click here for a map
     * Priority will be given to residents who meet an income requirement at or below 80% of the local median income

Contact Us

Water Conservation
Long Beach Water Department
1800 E Wardlow Rd.
Long Beach, CA 90807



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