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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

With the coronavirus pandemic preventing in-person visits to SFPUC sites, the agency is embarking on an innovative new program that will offer virtual tours of its watersheds, facilities and other properties, including some locations that never been visited before by the public.

Posted Date: 7/20/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC is launching a new program on Friday that will provide 20 percent discounts off water and sewer bills to help small businesses and nonprofit organizations cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted Date: 7/17/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC and the Treasure Island Development Authority (TIDA) are embarking on a series of near-term infrastructure improvements to increase power reliability on Treasure Island.

Posted Date: 7/8/2020 10:00 AM

Construction work has begun on the SFPUC's Alameda Creek Watershed Center in Sunol, which will raise awareness of the natural and cultural history of the Alameda Creek Watershed and the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System.

Posted Date: 6/26/2020 9:30 AM

The SFPUC will begin construction work next week on the Force Main Rehabilitation at Embarcadero and Jackson Improvements Project. The initiative will improve and upgrade a major segment of infrastructure that serves 350,000 customers in the City’s northeastern neighborhoods.

Posted Date: 6/25/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC will officially launch its ninth annual CityWorks Summer Internship Program on June 29, offering 20 students from the Bayview/Hunters Point community important exposure to groundbreaking careers.

Posted Date: 6/24/2020 10:00 AM

Four college-bound students from San Francisco’s Southeast communities will receive scholarships as part of the Maisin Scholar Award Program, sponsored by the SFPUC social impact partners: Brown and Caldwell, Carollo Engineers, AECOM, and Avila Associates/Hazen and Sawyer Joint Venture.

Posted Date: 6/23/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC has partnered with NextEra Energy Resources to provide $170,000 in grant funding for COVID-19 relief efforts in Blythe, California and its surrounding area in Riverside County.

Posted Date: 6/16/2020 10:15 AM

A total of 45 small, locally-owned businesses in the Bayview are set to receive $150,000 in funding as part of a grant program established by the SFPUC and its social impact partners. The initiative, called the Phoenix Fund, was launched in order to help local entrepreneurs impacted by the global coronavirus pandemic.

Posted Date: 6/15/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC's innovative Stormwater Management Ordinance, a groundbreaking initiative to more efficiently capture and store the City’s rainwater through green infrastructure projects, turned10 years old this May.

Posted Date: 6/3/2020 11:45 AM

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