Conservation and rebates

EBMUD Board of Directors declares drought in the East Bay, prompting the need for conservation and extra water supplies. Learn more. 

Upcoming Events

Landscape Rebate Office Hour- Lunch

Bi-weekly Tuesdays, 12 - 1 p.m.
May 10,  June 7, June 21, July 5, July 19

Bi-weekly Tuesdays, 5 - 6 p.m.
May 24, June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26

Water Conservation Showcase
July 20, 27, August 3, 10
Free, virtual event with nine educational sessions focused on different aspects of water conservation.

Lafayette Reservoir Watershed Walk
August 4, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
An educational and social walk with author Obi Kaufmann. Part of the Water Conservation Showcase.

Be WaterSmart


At home 

Save water at home and troubleshoot high bills with tools for indoor and outdoor water use. 


At your business

Save water at your business with tools and services for indoor and outdoor use. 



Apply for rebates to help with the cost of landscape, plumbing, and technology upgrades. 

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See your Water Report

Track water use, set leak alerts, and get recommendations for reducing your bill. 


WaterSmart Gardener

Design a water-wise garden using resources for planting, irrigation, mulch, and more. 


Landscape Advisory Committee

Participate in the committee to promote sustainable landscaping practices. 

What's New?


Flowmeter Rebate - up to $200

Don't wait for your next high bill. Get real-time notifications of water waste with a flowmeter! 

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Water-wise plants

Plants are key to conserving water in the landscape.  Our resources will help you find the perfect fit.

Learn and Connect

Permanent Outdoor Water Use Rules

Review permanent outdoor watering rules and report water waste violations.

Request a speaker

Submit a request for an EBMUD speaker at your upcoming event.

Water Conservation Publications Library        Publications, school materials, long-term plans, and our gardening book.

EBMUD seeks qualified presenters and facilitators on sustainable gardening and outdoor water conservation.