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The SFPUC is launching a new public records request system that will improve customer experience, increase efficiency, and align the agency with the public records management systems of other City departments.

Posted Date: 10/21/2020 10:00 AM

With the recent completion of improvements to the Lake Merced Pump Station, the SFPUC has officially wrapped up the local portion of the Water System Improvement Program (WSIP). The WSIP is one of the most ambitious water infrastructure improvements programs in the nation and one of the largest such initiatives ever undertaken by the City of San Francisco.

Posted Date: 10/16/2020 9:00 AM

For the third straight year, the SPFUC as been recognized for its innovation and excellence by Utility of the Future Today, a consortium of national water resource nonprofit organizations.

Posted Date: 10/9/2020 10:00 AM

With rain forecast for parts of the Bay Area this weekend and the official start of the wet weather season set for October 15, the SFPUC is updating its Floodwater Management Grant Assistance Program to make it easier for residential and commercial property owners to access this vital resource and help minimize the impacts of heavy rains on their properties.

Posted Date: 10/8/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC has posted details of its newest bond offerings, which includes a $342 million preliminary taxable green bond to refund bonds related to the agency’s Water System Improvement Program (WSIP) which will also be listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Posted Date: 10/2/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC's community choice energy program, CleanPowerSF, executed two new renewable energy contracts that will increase energy capacity and storage infrastructure for the state’s power system, ensuring more electricity reliability for the program’s 380,000 customers in San Francisco.

Posted Date: 9/25/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC is extending its Emergency Residential Community Assistance Program, which is designed to help residential customers struggling to pay their water, sewer and Hetch Hetchy power bills during the COVID-19 pandemic. The

Posted Date: 9/4/2020 9:00 AM

Bay Area visual artists Sirron Norris and Malik Seneferu have been selected by the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) and the SFPUC to be the first of four artists to create large-scale temporary murals in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood.

Posted Date: 8/27/2020 9:45 AM

Artist, musician, and educator Walter Kitundu has been selected by the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) and the SFPUC to create a multimedia public art installation for the SFPUC’s new Alameda Creek Watershed Center in Sunol.

Posted Date: 8/17/2020 10:00 AM

As part of a public education campaign about the City’s infrastructure and homeowner responsibilities, the SFPUC is mailing informational notices throughout the City to raise awareness about sewer pipes owned by property owners, also known as laterals.

Posted Date: 8/13/2020 10:00 AM

As part of its ongoing efforts to help customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the SFPUC will provide one-time bill credits to eligible CleanPowerSF customers in October. The relief program will offer credits of $50 for single-family homes, $3,000 for multi-family residential buildings and $750 for nonprofit or small commercial accounts—the equivalent to a month’s worth of savings on the average customer’s electricity bill.

Posted Date: 7/29/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC today celebrated the completion of the Baker Beach Green Streets project, a series of green infrastructure improvements that will help manage 2.6 million gallons of stormwater in the City’s Sea Cliff neighborhood.

Posted Date: 7/28/2020 10:00 AM