EBMUD's water conservation incentives and services will help you make your home more water-efficient. A WaterSmart home:
- saves water and energy
- saves money on utility and landscape maintenance bills
- reduces waste
- reduces pollution from irrigation runoff
- reduces green house gas emissions from water pumping and heating
EBMUD's WaterSmart services will have you saving water like a pro.
Services & Tools
Receive bi-monthly reports comparing your water use to similar households. Personalized recommendations and an interactive web portal help you understand and manage your water use.
Tags sporting the message “I’m a WaterSmart Plant” can now be found in participating nurseries and garden centers throughout the East Bay.
EBMUD's WaterSmart Home Survey Kit can help you find and fix leaks, and check water flow rates.
EBMUD's free on-site indoor and landscape water use surveys provide customized information on how to save water and money.
Conservation services, rebates, tips for saving water, and recent legislation pertaining to HOAs and landscaping. Download the pdf fact sheets below.
Customer Authorization to Share Water Use Information
Use the form below to authorize your landscape contractor or other third party to receive account information that will help you manage your water consumption. You can fill the form out online, print, sign, and mail to EBMUD.
All rebates that, individually or in combination, total $600 or more in a tax year require submittal of a W-9 form to the District prior to payment. All personal information provided within the W-9 are kept confidential in accordance with the Privacy Act. If your total rebate amount is $600 or more, you will receive a 1099 form to comply with Internal Revenue Service requirements. The determination of whether your rebate is taxable or not may depend on several variables. You are recommended to contact your tax professional.
Save water, beautify your garden, and enhance soil health with mulch.
Get up to $50 when you upgrade your old toilet.
Get $150 for installing a high-efficiency clothes washer.
Get up to $2,500 for converting lawns and upgrading irrigation equipment at single-family homes and multi-family residences of 4 units of less.
Get a rebate of up to $50 for purchase of a graywater system 3-way diverter valve.
Free Devices & Discounts
High-efficiency showerheads, faucet aerators, and other water-saving devices are available free of charge to eligible EBMUD customers.
Learn & Connect
Events, workshops, and classes that will keep you up to date on the latest water-efficient ideas, practices, and technologies.
Water conservation "how-to" publications, school materials, EBMUD's Water Conservation Master Plan, and our award-winning gardening book Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates.
Visit Bay-Friendly Landscaping and Gardening for useful information about sheet mulching and converting lawns to sustainable landscaping.
Links to EBMUD's water conservation partners, cooperating organizations, and other key community resources.
Research & Development
Comprehensive studies, reports, and information on emerging technologies and methodologies within the water conservation field.
Please contact us to let us know about any water waste in your area.
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