Conservation and rebates

Upcoming Events

This FREE, two week online training for landscaping professionals provides education on sustainable landscaping principles, soils, plant water needs, irrigation system troubleshooting and audits, controller programming and more.  Choose either the evening or morning series.

Getting Started with Water-Wise Gardening - Feb. 18

Learn the key principals of water-wise gardening including sheet mulching, plant selection, and irrigation basics.

Native Plant Selection for Beginning Gardeners- March 4      

Learn tools and resources for designing a native plant garden that saves water and supports biodiversity.

Rainwater Harvesting and Rain Gardens - Feb 25

Learn how to capture rainwater, reuse it in your landscape, and improve the environment by reducing the amount of pollutants that run into the Bay.

Irrigation Basics/Conceptos Básicos de Riego - March 11

This webinar is offered in English and Spanish/Ofrecido en español e inglés

Be WaterSmart


At home 

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


At your business

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



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

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See your Water Report

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


WaterSmart Gardener

Design a low-water garden with resources on planting, irrigation, mulch, and more. Tell me more


Landscape Advisory Committee

Participate in the committee to promote sustainable landscaping practices. Tell me more

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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Plants, plants, plants!

Whether you're looking to add color to your garden, or starting fresh - we've got plant ideas for you.

Learn and Connect

Permanent Outdoor Water Use Rules

Review permanent outdoor watering rules, and report water waste violations here.

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. 

Contact Us

Phone: 1-866-403-2683

Report Water Waste
Let us know about water waste in your area.