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Water Upgrades Save

Water Upgrades Save is a proven, turnkey water efficiency program for Bay Area municipal water utilities. The program installs water-saving improvements that the customer pays for with the utility rate savings on their water bill. The program allows utilities to invest in and manage customer demand without adding staff or raising capital.

To learn more about our innovative services and how to become a partnering utility, check out our informational video below, or download our Utility Partner brochure. You can also submit the interest form at the bottom of the page and we will get in touch with you immediately to schedule a call to walk through the program. 

Turnkey Water Savings

A proven water-efficiency solution, Water Upgrades Save helps municipalities meet state mandates. Your community wins, your customers save — and we do the work.

Proven Water Efficiency Drives Customer Savings

This proven program helps municipal water utilities to: 

  • Deliver immediate savings on customer utility bills 
  • Reduce water consumption to address current and future supply restrictions 
  • Meet current and upcoming state codes 
  • Invest in and manage customer demand without adding staff or raising capital 
  • Support underserved customers (low- and moderate-income customers and renters) 

 Water Upgrades Save makes it easy to implement water-saving solutions

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We do the Work!
  • Market program 
  • Enroll customers 
  • Manage installs
  • Finance projects
  • Monitor quality 
  • Support customers 
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Simple for Utility!
  • Sign up 
  • Set targets
  • Align billing
  • Guide outreach
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Utility & Customer Get Rewards
  • Increase affordability 
  • Maximize water supply 
  • Reduce waste 
  • Exceed current code
  • Meet State targets

Partnerships and Pilots

Water Upgrades Save was successfully piloted with programs in the Town of Windsor, City of Hayward and East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD).

This vetted water- and energy-saving program is possible through a partnership with BayREN, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG). 

Water Upgrades Save is designed to promote water efficiency as a California way of life. 

Become a Partner Utility

Click here if you're an interested resident. 

I am interested in Water Upgrades Save