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If the idea of cutting back your water use further makes your head spin, you’ve come to the right place. The pros at EBMUD offer ways to help you cut back water use 15 percent—the new conservation goal for 2015 set in response to the drought.

Rebate redemption. If you are on the market for a new washing machine or toilet, switch to a high-efficiency model and cash in on rebates offered by EBMUD. 

Find and fix leaks. Uncover those sneaky leaks and water-wasting fixtures with our free WaterSmart Home Survey Kit.

Do the math. With our home water use calculator you’ll be surprised by how much water you actually use each day. Get ready for a reality check.

Goodbye lawn, hello rebate. Make the shift to a sustainable landscape or upgrade to high-efficiency irrigation equipment and qualify for a rebate.

Mulch much? Called a gardener’s best friend, mulch helps soil retain moisture, stifles weeds and beautifies your garden. What else could you want? How about mulch coupons, available at EBMUD.com.

Go to EBMUD.com/drought for these tools and rebates, plus the latest information on water supply and drought restrictions.