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Limit one (1) cubic yard of mulch per customer.
Supplies are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Park and walk to registration.  Be prepared to wait in line.

  • Only customers of Suburban Water Systems are eligible to participate in this event.
  • You must bring a water bill and photo ID. The water bill must show the name of the water company and the account number for the address where the mulch will be used.
  • Mulch will be loaded to pick-up trucks with assistance from a tractor. Bring your own tarp to cover mulch during transportation.
  • If transporting by car, please bring your own heavy duty container or method to self-load and haul away mulch.
  • For personal use only; not for resale or commercial use.
  • Supplies are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • One cubic yard of mulch spread 2 inches thick will cover approximately 150 ft2.

West covina High School

1609 East Cameron
West Covina, CA 91791


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mulch will be a brown, 2" Woody Grind

Benefits of Mulching

  • Helps retain moisture in the soil by reducing evaporation
  • Regulates soil temperature
  • Suppresses weed growth
  • Builds healthy soil and nutrients as it decomposes
  • Prevents soil erosion
  • Improves  garden aesthetics


+ What color and grind is the mulch?

The mulch provided is a woody brown, two-inch grind.

+ How much is one cubic yard of mulch?

Imagine a cube that is three feet across on each side. The volume inside that cube is one cubic yard.

+ How much area will one yard of mulch cover?

Area coverage depends on how thick you apply the mulch. To maximize the benefits of mulch we recommend a 2-inch thick layer. One yard of mulch applied at a depth 2-inches will cover appoximately 150 square feet.

+ How will the mulch be loaded?

Customers are responsible for bringing their own container or bags to load mulch into.

+ Can I receive more than one yard of mulch?

No, customers can only receive one yard of mulch per service address.