EBMUD's water infrastructure is designed to provide the best water for businesses and residents of the East Bay. If you are proposing construction of a new building, commercial site, new home(s), or want to change the size of your water meter, please contact EBMUD to request service.
Contact usEBMUD New Business Office
375 11th Street, MS 104
Oakland, CA 94607-4240
Our business hours are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Application for water services
Apply for standard water service
Applicants can request new domestic water service, and/or the construction of additional pipeline facilities to provide water service to a development.
- Applying for water service with an existing main
- Applying for water service along with a new main extension
- Applying for dual service
- New water service costs defined
Apply for fire service
Applicants requiring a dedicated private fire service for commercial and multi-family structures must submit a "Fire service request for available flow and pressure information" form for the property to be served. EBMUD will perform a Maximum Day Demand Hydraulic Model Analysis of the water distribution system at the service location and provide flow and pressure information to guide fire service design. A water service estimate fee must be paid upon submittal. A dual service for both domestic use and fire protection is required for single-family residences or multi-family residences that are individually metered without a dedicated private fire service. Other multi-family residences and commercial buildings require a separate fire service.
- Applying for a private fire service
- Applying for a public fire hydrant
- Requesting flow and pressure information
- New water service costs defined
Apply for recycled water service
Recycled water is used for landscape irrigation and other usage. Please download the Recycled Water Service Application to apply a for new recycled water service. For more information on EBMUD's recycled water projects, please visit the Recycled water page or call 510-287-1631. To learn more about EBMUD's charges and fees, visit the new water service costs defined page.
|Recycled Water Service Application||<1 MB|
Water service regulations
New water service regulations ensure wise water use, safe water supply, proper metering, fixing of leaky sewer pipes, and mitigation of contaminated soils. Here you will find information about our water conservation review, Backflow Prevention Program, Private Sewer Lateral Program requirements, contaminated soils and storm water issues.
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|Hydrant Fire Service Dual Service Requirements||<1 MB|
|District Installed Water Main Extension||<1 MB|
|Applicant Installed Water Main Extensions||<1 MB|
|Standard Drawings for Mains 20-inch and Smaller||14.5 MB|
|Standard Specifications for Mains 20-inch and Smaller||<1 MB|
|Addendum for Standard Specifications and Standard Drawings for Installation of Water Mains 20" and Smaller||<1 MB|
Online service requests
We are pleased to offer online services for New Business applicants and the building developer community. Register to get an online cost estimate and receive up-to-date notifications about changes in rates and regulations governing new service.
We respect your opinion and welcome your feedback about the services we provide you. Please take a moment to complete our customer survey.
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