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As part of the agency’s mission to be inclusive of environmental and community interests, the SFPUC has committed to working with the SF Arts Commission, local artists and residents to create public art.

Posted Date: 1/16/2019 11:00 AM

The SFPUC is studying the near and long-term impacts of a PG&E bankruptcy and identifying all possible options to ensure continuity for all San Francisco power customers

Posted Date: 1/14/2019 9:00 AM

With more than 2.7 million customers relying on the SFPUC for clean, safe drinking water, the agency takes a conservative approach with an 8.5-year drought scenario plan, a necessary precaution in this time of climate change uncertainty.

Posted Date: 1/10/2019 11:45 AM

A new sustainable water project at the Moscone Center will save as much as 15 million gallons of water annually, highlighting the City’s ongoing efforts to conserve and reuse water across San Francisco.

Posted Date: 1/8/2019 11:00 AM

Through the Maisin Scholar Award Program, scholars can receive up to $3,000 annually for up to four years for their college education.

Posted Date: 12/21/2018 11:00 AM

The SFPUC’s GoSolarSF program incentivized the installation of 442 solar power projects in homes and businesses across San Francisco in 2018, a 41 percent increase from 2017 totals.

Posted Date: 12/20/2018 10:00 AM

The SFPUC and Young Community Developers are now accepting applications for the 2019 SSIP CityWorks Internship Program. The program provides paid summer internships to young adults ages 16 to 19 from the Bayview-Hunters Point, Visitacion Valley, Sunnydale and Potrero Hill neighborhoods in San Francisco.

Posted Date: 12/18/2018 12:00 PM

Through various efficiency programs, the SFPUC estimates that its retail customers will save 516 million gallons during the next 30 years.

Posted Date: 12/11/2018 4:00 PM

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