Important Update: COVID-19


The Water Resources and Conservation Program is here to aid your efforts to conserve. The City of Millbrae is following the updated water use regulations which apply to all residents, businesses and municipal operations. We encourage everyone to continue to reduce your water use by 10%. You can learn more about the current water use regulations by clicking on the link below.

To report a drought regulation-water waste violation, call 650-259-2348 or e-mail

Programs & Resources

The links below will provide you with information on programs and resources to help you conserve water. Please call the Water Resources and Conservation Program at (650) 259-2348 for more information or if you have any questions.

Water Saving Devices

Free Water Saving Devices

  • Fix all leaky toilets, faucets and pipes. Pick-up a free copy of the "Practical Plumbing" Handbook. Also request free aerators for your bathroom and kitchen faucets.
  • Check for silent toilet leaks by requesting free leak detection dye tablets. Toilet leaks not seen or heard can waste up to 300 gallons of water per day.
  • Pick up a free water conserving multi-massage function showerhead.
  • Request a free shower timer to encourage family members who take long showers to take shorter ones.
  • On average 50%-70% of home water is used outdoors for watering lawns and gardens. Refer to the Water Conservation Newsletter link above for landscape watering information.
  • Click here to learn how to create or re-design a more water-wise garden. There are extensive sections on design, irrigation and garden care, a plant library that will include the culture, anatomy and description of over 1,000 plants, along with the photo section of water-wise and beautiful gardens in Millbrae and the Bay Area.
  • Water Savings Calculator
    Click here to learn how much water you use and how you can use less.

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