All About EBMUD
Watch: Water Wednesday series
EBMUD's Water Wednesday series invites industry experts to discuss topics such as drought, wildfire, watersmart gardens, EBMUD history, desalination, fossils and more.
Watch on YouTube.
We invite you to explore some of our scenic reservoirs and breathtaking watersheds in a series of guided walks. Join us for East Bay watershed walks and learn about EBMUD’s fascinating history and the work we’re doing today.
Miocene fossils in Mokelumne River Watershed
Virtual tour: a significant fossil discovery dating back millions of years on EBMUD land.
Water / Wastewater treatment plants
Tour a Water Treatment Plant
Use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge to tour EBMUD's largest treatment plant, which produces 2.5 billion glasses of water per day.
Tour a Wastewater Treatment Plant
Find out what happens to the dirty water from your toilet after it goes down the drain. Take a tour of EBMUD’s Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Flipbook: From Watershed to Bay - virtual
This digital flipbook shows how our water comes from the mountains to your tap. Learn how you can protect environment by making your own rain garden.
Activity books k-12 grades - bilingual and free
Order free student and teacher workbooks in English and Spanish for every grade. Learn about the water cycle, pollution prevention and wise water use. Order here.
At home and at school
Water conservationSave water and reduce bills through simple plumbing and landscaping changes. Get a free water use survey and learn about our garden grants.
Protecting the San Francisco Bay is part of EBMUD's commitment to protecting public health and the environment. Learn more about what you can do at home and school to protect SF Bay.
Outside and on your own
Compete for an “Excellence in Water and Wastewater Research Award,” through Alameda County and Contra Costa County.
Register for an outdoor classroom excursion on our watershed to learn about creek restoration, reforestation and natural history programs.
Internships and Careers
EBMUD offers a variety of internship and training programs for young adults and adults to promote careers in water and wastewater services.
Check out available career pathways at EBMUD with descriptions of skills, experience, education, certifications and licenses needed to move and grow within the organization.
Lesson plans from our partners
Explore the world of water, particularly drinking water and its sources, in an educational and fun manner (American Water Works Association).
Worksheets, activity books, posters, videos, and curriculum guides for formal and non-formal educators (California Department of Water Resources).
Understand the story of how we use water from the nation's lakes, rivers, and groundwater aquifers, and why it's important to be smarter about how we use it (Environmental Protection Agency).
Lesson plans that engage students in water and wastewater science and empower them to prevent pollution, use water wisely, and respect their environment (Dublin San Ramon Services District).
Explore all aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can test your water knowledge (U.S. Geological Survey).
Learn the basics about water supply and water use as the building blocks for understanding water issues. (Water Educational Foundation).
Join this civic-minded group to be a leader of environmental issues in your community (Rose Foundation).
Join Sustainable Contra Costa in an effort to create a cleaner, healthier community that's ecologically and economically sustainable, vibrant and socially just for all.
This hands-on program for 5th graders integrates science and boating on Lake Merritt (City of Oakland).