John Martin a Centrifugal Force at the Southeast Treatment Plant

“I work with my hands and equipment. I’d rather keep my hands on the tools.” John Martin is a Stationary Engineer in heavy maintenance for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s (SFPUC’s) Southeast Treatment Plant and he’s made a career being a machinist, for 57 years to be exact, with 27 years at the SFPUC….

SFPUC Celebrates Milestone in Yerba Buena Island Redevelopment

The Power Enterprise recently energized the new main electric circuit on Yerba Buena Island, marking a significant milestone in the area’s redevelopment. The new electric circuit will play a critical role in providing clean energy to residents and businesses of Yerba Buena Island. As part of the initial phase of redevelopment, the circuit extends down…

Hello to the Newest All-Weather Pump Station: The Bruce Flynn Pump Station

As our rainy season begins here in San Francisco, you may wonder where does it all go? The Bruce Flynn Pump Station, located across from the Southeast Treatment Plant (SEP) at Evans Avenue and Rankin Street, is a critical component to the City’s combined sewer system. Historically, the pump station has operated during wet weather…

Transform the Storm with up to $100k Grant from the SFPUC

“It was a lot of rain, consistent heavy rain for an extended period of time that was longer than what we are normally faced with. In the past, labeling a storm as atmospheric rain meant a 12-hour period. The last one was 36 hours of hard consistent rain.” Daniel Whitlock, Acting Operations and Maintenance Manager…