The official seal of the municipality symbolizes the abundance of water resources. The five (5) waves like water denote the two (2) big rivers namely Daguitan and Marabong Rivers, while the three (3) smaller ones are the Gibuga, Malitbog, and Guinarona Rivers. The brown color figure “Tibud” which is a water container that is made of clay corresponds to the traditional usage of storing potable water of the previous generation of the community. On the other hand, the knotted-rope around the seal symbolizes the seventy-seven (77) barangays that composed the Municipality. The background green color signifies being an agricultural town and advocating the protection of natural resources and its environment.

With the presence and abundance of water in the town, the Municipality of Burauen is being capitalized and dubbed as “The Spring Capital of Leyte.”