t1-drought-tolerant-landscape-home-5-1040-4284.jpgA WaterSmart home saves water and energy and saves money on utility and landscape maintenance bills. A water-efficient home is also more sustainable by reducing the green house gas emissions from water pumping and heating.

Take advantage of our WaterSmart offerings: 

  • Services and tools
  • Rebates 
  • Free devices and discounts
  • Workshops, classes and events

Services & Tools

My Water Use

Home Water Report

Personalized recommendations and an interactive web portal help you manage water use. Set up leak alerts, download your water history, and more.


WaterSmart Plant Tags in Nurseries

watersmart-plant-tag-icon.jpgTags sporting the message “I’m a WaterSmart Plant” can now be found in participating nurseries and garden centers throughout the East Bay. 


WaterSmart Home Survey Kit


Evaluate your household’s water use to search for the most common household leaks and inefficient fixtures. The kit includes a worksheet, dye tabs, a flow-meter bag, and instructions. Order now! 


On-Site Home Water Surveys

5-1020-4008-home-water-survey.ebmud.jpgEBMUD's free on-site indoor and landscape water use surveys provide customized information on how to save water and money.


Homeowners Associations (HOAs) - Resources & Tips

HOA-icon.jpgConservation services, rebates, tips for saving water, and recent legislation pertaining to HOAs and landscaping. 



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. Fill out the form below and mail it to EBMUD.

Document Type Size
Customer authorization form PDF <1 MB


Lawn Conversion & Irrigation Rebates

grass-icon.jpgGet up to $2,000 for converting lawns and upgrading irrigation equipment at single-family homes and multi-family residences of 4 units of less. Rebate amounts vary depending on square footage converted and type of equipment installed.


Mulch Coupons

Mulch-icon.jpgSave water, beautify your garden, and enhance soil health with mulch. 





Graywater Rebates

diverter_valve-graywater-icon.jpgGet a rebate of up to $50 for purchase of a graywater system 3-way diverter valve. 


 Free Water-Saving Devices


Showerheads, faucet aerators, and other water-saving devices are available for free to eligible EBMUD customers.



Learn & Connect

drip-irrigation-Scott-Sommerfeld-web.jpgJoin Us

Attend events on water-efficient practices.

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.

Lose Your Lawn the Bay-Friendly Way

Visit Bay-Friendly Landscaping and Gardening to learn about sheet mulching and sustainable landscaping.

Community Resources

Links to our conservation partners.

Contact Us

Phone: 1-866-403-2683

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