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Weather forecasters are predicting a series of storms to hit San Francisco over the next several days. The flood barriers will remain in place until the rains subside.

Posted Date: 11/27/2018 9:00 AM

The 60-minute film details the early history and controversy about the plan to bring much-needed drinking water to the Bay Area, and the continuing challenges now facing the region with climate change.

Posted Date: 11/26/2018 12:30 PM

The upgrade represents the highest credit rating to date for the division of the agency that provides hydroelectricity to the City’s municipal facilities and renewable energy to residents and businesses.

Posted Date: 11/15/2018 10:00 AM

The Holloway Green Street Project was one of just 30 initiatives nationwide to be recognized with a PISCES award.

Posted Date: 11/14/2018 10:00 AM

Through this grant program, residents can secure funding to transform the pavement in their front yards into low-maintenance green spaces.

Posted Date: 11/9/2018 11:00 AM

San Francisco Mayor London Breed broke her silence on California’s latest water war Friday, saying she wouldn’t support a state river restoration plan that would mean giving up some of the city’s pristine Hetch Hetchy water.

Posted Date: 11/2/2018 7:00 PM

The local community is invited to explore the garden, participate in family-friendly activities and enjoy garden-themed treats.

Posted Date: 10/30/2018 10:00 AM

Spark Lab invites seventh graders into various workspaces for onsite workshops to understand and experience future career opportunities in certain industries

Posted Date: 10/26/2018 10:00 AM

The SFPUC is celebrating the platinum level certification for their Biosolids Management System from the National Biosolids Partnership for a third consecutive year.

Posted Date: 10/25/2018 12:00 PM

The SFPUC and its nonprofit conservation partners are celebrating 15 years of education and public access to the Bay Area Ridge Trail on the agency’s Peninsula Watershed land.

Posted Date: 10/24/2018 9:30 AM

An influx of infrastructure work is projected to generate $524 billion in economic activity and create nearly 300,000 job opportunities across the country.

Posted Date: 10/23/2018 1:45 PM

After conducting an extensive series of water quality tests, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has concluded that no pesticides are present in the water being delivered to San Francisco customers.

Posted Date: 10/18/2018 11:00 AM

The “Stormwater Schoolyard” is a pilot project with the aim of facilitating increased stormwater management and schoolyard greening initiatives to SFUSD schools.

Posted Date: 10/10/2018 9:30 AM

General Manager Harlan L. Kelly, Jr. will be inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni for the University of California, Berkeley's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Posted Date: 10/4/2018 10:00 AM

The bill will establish consistent, risk-based water quality standards for onsite non-potable systems that align with the most advanced and protective public health standards.

Posted Date: 10/1/2018 10:30 AM

The SFPUC was recognized for its partnership with San Francisco Public Works and M Squared Construction on the Holloway Green Street Project.

Posted Date: 9/26/2018 10:30 AM

SFPUC and California Academy of Sciences launches The Story of Poo, an educational, animated video created to teach elementary school students about SF's sewer system.

Posted Date: 9/25/2018 11:00 AM

With the earth and rock fill dam now built to its full height of 220 feet, the dam construction portion of the project is finished.

Posted Date: 9/21/2018 11:30 AM

SFPUC has embarked on an innovative new pilot project to proactively detect and repair leaks in underground water mains.

Posted Date: 9/17/2018 11:30 AM