For the quickest response to your application, please email your application to For mailed-in applications, response time is up to two weeks.

EBMUD's Water Conservation programs are designed to help save water and money. 

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Lawn Conversion

Invest in long-term drought resilience by modernizing your garden with water-wise plants. Double your rebate to $1.50/sq. ft. with the *new* super or median strip rebate!   

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Efficient Irrigation Upgrades 

Revamp your irrigation system with technology proven to reduce waste and increase efficiency, like drip irrigation, self-adjusting "smart" controllers, and high-efficiency nozzles.

Flowmeter Rebate (Up to $200)

Don't wait two months for your next high bill. Use flow-sensing technologies to monitor your water use and get timely notifications of leaks.

Graywater Rebate (Up to $50)

Put your laundry water to good use on your landscape and get a rebate of up to $50 for a graywater system 3-way diverter valve.

Mulch and Compost Coupons (FREE)

Save water, beautify your garden, and enhance soil health with our coupons for mulch, redeemable at select local nurseries.

Water-Saving Devices (FREE)

Your faucets and showerheads might be wasting water. Find out if you qualify for water-saving devices by ordering our free Home Survey Kit.

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On-Bill Financing (Based on savings)

EBMUD pays for the up-front costs of water-saving upgrades and you repay over time on  your bill. The water savings will offset the repayment costs

Clothes Washer Rebate (Up to $125)

Replacing conventional clothes washers with high-efficiency models can cut water and energy use in half, saving money with every load.

Customized Rebate (Based on savings)

Your business or institution may be eligible for a customized rebate for the purchase of equipment or hardware that improves water efficiency.

Pre-Rinse Spray Nozzles (FREE)

EBMUD will replace pre-rinse spray nozzles used for rinsing dishes with more efficient models that can save you water and money.

Frequently asked questions

During any 24-month period, the combined rebate amount provided by EBMUD may not exceed $2,000 for residential and small multi-family properties (4 units or less), and $15,000 for commercial, municipal and large multi-family properties (greater than 4 units). You may apply for an additional rebate amount after the 24-month period has elapsed.

All rebates that, individually or in combination, total $600 or more in a tax year require submittal of a W-9 form to the District prior to payment. All personal information provided within the W-9 is kept confidential in accordance with the Privacy Act.

If your total rebate amount is $600 or more, you will receive a 1099 form to comply with Internal Revenue Service requirements. The determination of whether your rebate is taxable or not may depend on several variables. You are recommended to contact your tax professional.