Conservation links

Partners and Cooperating Organizations

Alliance for Water Efficiency

Resources on the efficient and sustainable use of water, including an online tool for calculating your water use in the home.

Bay Friendly Landscaping and Gardening Coalition

Resources and ideas for home gardners, landscape professionals, and local governments to create beautiful and healthy sustainable landscapes and gardens.

Bay Area Green Business Program

Assistance for businesses to conserve water and energy, reduce waste, and shrink their carbon footprint.

Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

This free tour showcases beautiful, water-conserving gardens throughout EMBUD's service area.

California Urban Water Conservation Council

Water conservation tips, products, handbooks and guides, events, and more developed by a consortium of urban water agencies, public interest organizations, and private entities.

StopWaste.org

Water conservation services and resources for residents, business and industry, and local governments.

Other Water Efficiency Organizations

Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN)

California's Title-24 Energy Codes regulate energy efficiency in homes, which also can translate to water efficiency. Use this e-tool to select water heaters that are right for you.

California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS)

Helps irrigators manage water resources efficiently using hourly, daily and monthly local weather data.

Department of Water Resources (DWR)

Provides information on the latest initiatives by the State of California in the area of management and regulation of water use.

DWR's Office of Water Use Efficiency

Provides support for energy-effiicient use of water and stewardship of California's water resources.

Guide to Healthy Lawns

Shows home gardeners and managers of parks and school grounds easy ways to grow a healthy lawn using little or no pesticide. From the University of California College of Agriculture and Natural Resources website.

Irrigation Association of California

Promotes the use of efficient irrigation equipment and systems to manufacturers, dealers, distributors, designers, consultants, constractors, and end users.

Save Our Water

Provides ideas for creating a beautiful, water-efficient garden, tools for calculating your water use, and fun ways for kids to save water.

WaterSense®

Helps consumers choose water-efficient appliances. A program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Wholly H20

Offers locally-adapted solutions for water conservation and water-wise practices, including use and re-use of rain, storm, gray and black water.

Technologies

Alternative Technologies

Rainwater harvesting, graywater, and other developments in the area of water efficiency.

Food Service Technology Center

Water and energy saving technology, tips, seminars, and rebates for the commercial food service industry.