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San Francisco, CA – With Bay Area residents spending more time at home as a result of shelter-in-place orders, residential customers are increasing their water usage at a time when satisfaction with the SFPUC's water quality continues to improve significantly.

Posted Date: 5/14/2020 10:00 AM

San Francisco, CA –The SFPUC today announced an emergency community assistance program to help residential customers struggling to pay their water, sewer and Hetch Hetchy power bills during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted Date: 5/12/2020 9:30 AM

The SFPUC has released its 2019 Water Quality Report, which details the efforts the agency has taken to ensure safe and healthy water for the 2.7 million customers it serves in the Bay Area.

Posted Date: 5/7/2020 10:45 AM

San Francisco, CA –The SFPUC and its Social Impact Partners, Mayor London N. Breed, Supervisor Shamann Walton and the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) have established a new $500,000 grant program to support small, locally owned businesses in the Bayview neighborhood. The grant program, called the Phoenix Fund, is a Bayview Small Business Resiliency Fund that aims to support entrepreneurs impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted Date: 4/27/2020 10:30 AM

The SFPUC has begun construction on the new Southeast Community Center in the Bayview neighborhood. Owned and operated by the SFPUC, the center will provide community meeting rooms, two acres of green space, and a wide range of social services, including low-cost child care.

Posted Date: 3/10/2020 9:45 AM

San Francisco, CA— The SFPUC and its social impact partners, Stantec, Wood Group PLC, McMillen Jacobs Associates, and Black and Veatch will once again participate in Tuolumne County’s annual Engineers and Scientists in Schools Week, taking place from March 9 – 13.

Posted Date: 3/5/2020 10:15 AM