Want to learn more about what water-wise plants to choose for your garden, or are you interested in facts about EBMUD projects, programs or studies? A variety of information is provided below.

Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates book

Order our award-winning "Plants and Landscapes" book.

Customer Pipeline Newsletter

Pipeline_ND-2016-thumbnail.jpgThis publication contains brief articles sharing useful information such as water conservation tips, protection of the San Francisco Bay, and discussions of water and wastewater projects, budgets and rates, as needed.

Current issue: Customer Pipeline - November/December 2016

Fact sheets

EBMUD factsheets contain information about ongoing projects, water quality, and other customer related issues.

Curricula and classroom materials

Classroom materials are distributed free to public and private schools in EBMUD's service area and near EBMUD's Sierra foothills facilities (Amador and Calaveras counties, Lodi and Linden). Classroom materials are aligned with state standards and can be ordered online. Learn more information about EBMUD's school program.


Find out about EBMUD's work to deliver high-quality water and protect the Bay with award-winning wastewater treatment programs. EBMUD publishes a biennial report corresponding to its budget and an annual report on water quality.

Drought Report

This document summarizes the key initiatives deployed and the approach, actions, and insights captured from the 2014-2016 drought response.

Document Type Size
2014-2016 Drought Report Executive Summary PDF <1 MB


Water conservation studies

Studies help EBMUD evaluate technologies and methods.

Customer survey

To continually improve EBMUD's services, the District conducted a quantitative telephone survey among its residential customers, funded by grant funds from the California Department of Water Resources to further research on water use efficiency in the wake of a three-year water shortage period. The survey covered:

  • Levels of concern about Bay Area water issues
  • Job ratings for Bay Area utilities
  • Ratings of how well EBMUD carries out its job responsibilities
  • Water use and conservation - awareness and participation
  • Drought rates and charges
  • EBMUD's ability to store and deliver a reliable supply of water
Document Type Size
Residential Customer Opinion Survey 2014 PDF <1 MB


Please contact us if you'd like a paper copy of any of these publications.