Poway California with it's arid climate is a great place for a homeowner to consider having a artificial grass lawn. Poway is known as "TheCity in the Country" and has 39.4 sq-miles preserved for dedicated open space. Poway's Being in the geographic area that its in Poway has issues with water shortages as it has an average of 9.6" of rainfall each year.
In the 1980's the district issued restrictions for watering lawns. Residents were allowed to water their lawn 3 days each week the restriction was ended a few years later. Again in July 2009 mandatory restrictions were made on residents after years of drought in San Diego County. A 38% drop of water usage was made from 2006. In 2011 the water restrictions ended after 2 rainy years ended the official water shortage. In 2020 Poway and the rest of California will face a State Mandate that is supposed to reduce the water usage by 20% and potentially doubling the price of water in 2020. So right now may be a good time to consider replacing your natural grass with a synthetic turf alternative.