Water conservation publications

Water Conservation Publications

EBMUD offers a variety of publications to keep you informed and inspired to save water in the home, garden, or business

Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates

EBMUD's beautifully photographed, award-winning 366-page landscaping book features more than 650 native California and Mediterranean plants suited to the climate and microclimates found throughout much of California and the Western United States. Over 500 color photos showcase plants in garden settings that blend well with natural surroundings and reduce reliance on water. Order the book online.

"How-to" Publications

The free resources listed below will give you real world tips and information to save water, both indoors and out.

WaterSmart Guidebook

The WaterSmart Guidebook provides information on water-saving technologies currently available to commercial, industrial and institutional sectors.

School Materials

Engaging and fun classroom materials for all ages, including the adventures of Captain Hydro. Go to Classroom Materials.

Water Conservation Master Plan

The Water Conservation Master Plan summarizes EBMUD's comprehensive water conservation strategies and initiatives, and provides and overview of customer demand, water savings, and future conservation and drought response planning.

EBMUD Studies

View information about EBMUD projects, programs or studies.

WaterSmart Center

Your resource for services and incentives for home and business, publications, workshops and events, and more.