Commercial, industrial and institutional water savings

EBMUD offers rebates and services to help businesses save water. Lower your organization's water, energy, and landscape maintenance costs by making your organization more water efficient. EBMUD's water conservation incentives and services are designed to help.

Services and tools

Water surveys for businesses

Free on-site water use surveys are tailored to your business, industry, or institution and designed to help you to be more water wise and cost effective.

"My Water Report" Online Portal

Small steps can make a big difference! Sign up with your account and zip code to get water reports, track your water history, set up leak alerts, and see personalized recommendations for your business.

On-Bill Financing

Finance upgrades such as high-efficiency toilets or cooling towers with this new program for multi-family and commercial property owners. 

WaterSmart Certification Program

Find out how WaterSmart Certification can help make your organization more water efficient and improve your bottom line.

WaterSmart Partners

This award recognizes businesses, organizations, agencies, or individuals that have partnered with EBMUD to champion water conservation or efficiency.

WaterSmart Guidebook

Detailed information on water-saving technologies are available for commercial, industrial, and institutional customers, both for new designs and retrofits.

Water budgets

How much water does your landscape need? EBMUD provides irrigation water budgets based on actual irrigated area and weather data for each billing period. The water budget program is free for irrigation-only customers.

Share water use information

Use the form below to authorize your landscape contractor or other third party to receive account information that will help you manage your water consumption. You can fill out the form online, print, sign, and mail to EBMUD.

Rebates and incentives

Flowmeter rebate 

Get real-time notifications of water waste with a flowmeter! Get a rebate of 50 percent of the total cost of the flowmeter purchase (excluding taxes and installation) - up to $200 per device. Rebate is limited to one-device per service address. If applicable, the rebate can cover up to two-years of pre-paid service. Multiple rebates may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Lawn conversion and irrigation upgrade rebates

Get up to $15,000 for converting lawns and upgrading irrigation equipment at commercial sites and multi-family residences of 5 or more units.

Commercial irrigation services

Information and surveys for all large-landscape customers in the EBMUD service area.

Customized rebates

Your business, institution or multi-family dwelling may be eligible for a customized rebate on the purchase of any equipment or hardware change that improves water efficiency.

Commercial clothes washer rebates

Replacing conventional clothes washers with high-efficiency washers can cut water and energy use in half, saving money with every load. They also use less detergent, which is good for the environment, and reduce drying times, which saves energy.

Pre-rinse spray nozzles

For a limited time, EBMUD will replace high-water use spray nozzle(s) with water-efficient models that can save you water and money. For restaurants, institutions, and commercial facilities.

Learn and connect

EBMUD CII Newsletter

Sign up for EBMUD CII Newsletter (Commercial, Industrial, Institutional) to get important updates on water efficiency, regional and state legislation that affects your business, easy-how-to guides, and information on EBMUD services and rebates.

Join us

Events, workshops, and classes that will keep you up to date on the latest water-efficient ideas, practices, and technologies.

Water conservation publications

"How-to" publications, school materials, EBMUD's Water Conservation Plan, and our award-winning gardening book Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates.

Organizations and community resources

Links to EBMUD's water conservation partners, cooperating organizations, and other key community resources.

Research and development

Comprehensive studies, reports, and information on emerging technologies and methodologies within the water efficiency field.

Partner Resources

Bay Area Green Business Program

Assistance for businesses to conserve water and energy, reduce waste, and shrink their carbon footprint.


Helps consumers choose water-efficient appliances. A program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN)

California's Title-24 Energy Codes regulate energy efficiency in homes, which also can translate to water efficiency. Use this e-tool to select water heaters that are right for you.

WaterSmart Center

Your resource for services and incentives for home and business, publications, workshops, events and more.

Contact Us

Phone: 1-866-403-2683