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Yard Smart Rain Rewards

What is Yard Smart Rain Rewards?Yard Smart

The City of Kirkland launched Yard Smart Rain Rewards as a way to partner with homeowners in the Juanita Creek watershed to manage rain water and stormwater runoff.​Types of Yard Smart Projects
Design and Build Your Project
Get Your Rebate
 We offer free yard design advice as well as a rebate to help you transform your yard into a healthy, beautiful, family-friendly space that also protects our local creeks and lakes from excess stormwater runoff.

Homeowners who participate in a Yard Smart consultation 
receive a free bag of compost AND can qualify for a rebate to cover 75% of eligible project installation costs at any one property (up to $4,000). 

Is my property eligible for the program?

New participants are no longer being accepted for this program.

How does the program work?
  1. Get a free yard consultation
    We arrange a yard consultation with participants that works for their schedule. A Yard Smart Rain Rewards expert walk the property with the participant, determine which projects work for their house, and walk through the benefits of each project. Participants will also receive a report with project recommendations.
    Types of Yard Smart projects.

  2. Design and build your project
    Install a recommended project on your property

  3. Get your rebate!
    Receive a 75% rebate for approved project costs (up to $4,000). Yard Smart Rain Rewards rebates may be considered income under federal tax law.

For questions about the Yard Smart Rain Rewards program, email

Even if you are not ready to install a Yard Smart project on your property, Kirkland Public Works recommends everyday steps to reduce polluted stormwater runoff.

King County Wastewater Logo This program is funded by the King County Wastewater Treatment Division

Public Works
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033
Operations & Maintenance
Mon-Fri, 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
915 8th St, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries

Engineering: T. 425.587.3800 | F. 425.587.3807
Operations & Maintenance: T. 425.587.3900 | F. 425.587.3902