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The SFPUC’s PureWaterSF program is the result of a partnership research project between the Water Research Foundation and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Posted Date: 12/10/2019 10:00 AM

Glistening snowflakes will twinkle above Leland Avenue in Visitacion Valley for the first time this season as part of the City’s annual festive lights installations managed by the SFPUC.

Posted Date: 12/4/2019 11:00 AM

San Francisco, CA—The SFPUC and its partners will participate in the Tuolumne County’s annual Dinner with a Scientist event on Wednesday.

Posted Date: 12/3/2019 10:15 AM

As San Francisco enters another wet weather season, there are more resources available than ever for residents and businesses to plan for major storms. The SFPUC and its partners will continue to advance a comprehensive approach to managing stormwater, providing customers with information and resources, and advancing the City’s integrated flood resilience actions across San Francisco.

Posted Date: 11/26/2019 10:15 AM

Five new vendors are set to join the Bayview Bistro, an open-air food marketplace designed to empower restaurateurs and businesses in the Southeast Community. The initiative is supported by the SFPUC and its social impact partners.

Posted Date: 11/21/2019 11:00 AM

The SFPUC and the National Park Service will begin sand management activities at Ocean Beach this month to address coastal erosion issues on the City’s westside.

Posted Date: 11/18/2019 10:00 AM

San Francisco, CA—The Southeast Community Facility Commission, Supervisor Shamman Walton and other neighborhood leaders will host the 12th Annual Health and Harvest Fair on Saturday in the Bayview.

Posted Date: 11/7/2019 10:00 AM

San Francisco, CA— The SFPUC's social impact partners will sponsor four scholarships for college-bound high school seniors from the Bayview Hunters Point Community through the 2019 Maisin Scholar Award Program, which has now begun accepting applications.

Posted Date: 11/6/2019 10:15 AM

San Francisco, CA—A new national grant program backed by the SFPUC received a $1 million federal funding approval today by the United States Senate. The program will support training and career development for workers in the water and wastewater industries.

Posted Date: 10/31/2019 12:00 PM

The SFPUC will host a Haunted Halloween Garden for families at the College Hill Learning Garden. The event will take place from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 31 at 336 Elsie Street.

Posted Date: 10/30/2019 1:00 PM

The SFPUC will close its Peninsula Watershed along Highway 280 on Sunday, October 27 and Monday, October 28, to protect the lands from fire danger.

Posted Date: 10/25/2019 3:00 PM

San Francisco, CA—The SFPUC today announced that the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) will upgrade to the City’s 100 percent renewable energy service at all 43 of its affordable housing sites in San Francisco, providing clean power to more than 5,000 local residents.

Posted Date: 10/24/2019 10:00 AM

San Francisco, CA—To celebrate national Public Power Week and Energy Awareness Month, the SFPUC is asking local workers to participate in the Clean Energy Employee Challenge, a focused effort to encourage employees to upgrade to 100 percent renewable energy plans for their homes.

Posted Date: 10/7/2019 11:15 AM