Our water reserves are half empty. This is the driest four-year period in EBMUD’s history. In addition to drought worries, many customers have noticed changes to the taste and smell of tap water, caused by decreased reservoir levels, increased algae levels and different drought supplies. Your water is safe to drink and use. These changes are in place to make sure people and businesses in the East Bay have water if we face another dry year.
When Mother Nature dazzles us with her brilliant display of fall colors, she offers us key reminders of changing seasons. Here are some bookmarks to flag to keep you in tune with the natural water cycle.
Leaks around the house can add up to hundreds or thousands of gallons of wasted water each year. If you’ve been putting off fixing indoor or outdoor leaks, we’re here with inspiration from customers and advice from EBMUD pros. It’s time to nip those leaks in the bud.