In dry years like this, water conservation stretches the East Bay’s supply of reliable, high-quality drinking water.
Many customers have made many of the recommended water use reductions at home and work. We thank you for using water wisely every day.
Others may be able to conserve even more. Check the list below for additional opportunities to save water.
Whether you want a quick fix or are committed to long-term conservation projects, find tips here.
Are you as water efficient as you can be? Slow the flow in your house with EBMUD’s free kit. It includes worksheets, toilet tank dye tabs, a flow-meter bag and step-by-step instructions for you to better manage your home’s water use.
Toilet tanks and broken sprinklers are common culprits of household leaks. A few minutes is all you need to check for leaks in the most common places. One in four homes has a toilet leak! View the video below to see how to fix a toilet leak.
Mike's tip: How to easily find and fix a toilet leak
Convert your thirsty lawn to a sustainable landscape and upgrade your irrigation equipment to efficient drip systems and self-adjusting controllers. Rebates are available for up to $2,500 for single- and multi-family residences of four units or less and up to $20,000 for commercial and multi-family sites of five or more units.