Drought Resources for Businesses

Business Services and Rebates

Contra Costa Water District offers the following services and rebates to help businesses use their water efficiently and save on operating costs.

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Business Resources

View free resources for business, some of which can be downloaded and printed, while others can be ordered and picked up or mailed directly to customers via the order form below.

Hotel/Motel Linen and Towel Reuse Cards
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These cards were developed by Save Our Water for hotels and motels to help implement a linen and towel reuse program. The cards encourage guests to conserve water by choosing to reuse their towels and sheets. This resource is free and can be downloaded and printed. There are two card options you can choose based on your preference:

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Restaurant Table-Tent CardsDrought Business Resource - Table Tent

This resource was developed by Save Our Water for restaurants to display on tables. The cards state that California is in a drought and “to do our part we’re only serving water upon request.” This resource is free and available to order below.

Bathroom Mirror Decals

Bathroom mirror decals are a bilingual (English/Spanish) reminder to your customers and employees to conserve water. The ‘cling-stick’ material easily attaches and removes from mirrors with no residue. There are options for commercial businesses as well as multi-family common areas, gyms, and hotels. This resource is free and available to order below.

For commercial businessesDrought Business Resource - Bathroom Cling

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Toilet Leak Detection Dye Tablets

dye tabletsFixing leaks is the surest way to water savings! Businesses that have traditional tank-type toilets can use these dye tablets to test for toilet leaks. Watch our video on how to check for toilet leaks. This resource is free and available to order below.

Water Efficient Faucet Aerators

Bathroom Faucet AeratorReduce water waste at the tap by installing low flow faucet aerators. There is an option for commercial businesses at 0.5 gallon per minute (gpm) and an option for multi-family residential, hotels and motels at 1.0 gpm. This resource is free and available to order below.

Water Efficient Showerheads

ShowerheadHotels and motels can reduce water waste at the tap by installing water efficient 1.75 gpm showerheads. This resource is free and available to order below.


Pre-Rinse Spray Valve

Pre-Rinse Dishwashing SprayerRestaurants can use this 1.05 gallons per minute (gpm) dishwashing sprayer to help clean dishes better by using high velocity water pressure at a low volume. This resource is free and available to order below.