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Landscape Advisory Committee

What's New

I HEART my Garden Photo Challenge

It's our first annual photo challenge! Vote on your favorite garden transformations and submit your before and after photos for a chance to win great prizes.

Mulch Coupons

Save money with mulch coupons from local nurseries and bulk suppliers. New coupons added April 1, 2018. 

Low-Water Plant List

Check out our expanded list of recommended low and very low water-use plants to get your garden started. 

EBMUD CII Newsletter

Sign up for our new EBMUD CII Newsletter (Commercial, Industrial, Institutional) to get important updates on water efficiency, regional and state legislation that affects your business, easy-how-to guides, and information on EBMUD services and rebates.

Sustainable Landscape Map

Looking for inspiration to turn your lawn into a low-water use garden or renovate your existing garden? Use the map to find a garden near you.

Upcoming Events

Graywater Installation Workshop (April 29th)

Participate in this hands-on laundry-to-landscape installation workshop and learn how to install a simple, low-cost graywater system.

Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour (May 6th)

Join us for a day of inspiration on this self-guided tour of 40 Alameda and Contra Costa County Gardens.

Learn and Connect

Permanent Outdoor Water Use Rules

Rain or shine, water conservation is always important. You can review EBMUD's permanent outdoor watering rules, and report water waste violations here.

Request a speaker 

Submit a request for an EBMUD speaker at your upcoming event. Please allow 3 weeks advance notice for any request. 

Landscape Advisory Committee

EBMUD hosts a monthly meeting for a range of professionals related to sustainable landscaping and outdoor water conservation.

Water Conservation Publications

Water conservation publications, school materials, EBMUD's Water Conservation Master Plan, and our gardening book Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates.

Call for Workshop Presenters

EBMUD is seeking qualified presenters and workshop facilitators in the area of sustainable gardening and outdoor water conservation. 

Contact Us

Phone: 1-866-403-2683

Report Water Waste
Let us know about water waste in your area.