Year in Review: 2021 Project Pull

Never in a million years would Lisa Miles-Wilkerson and Carlos Ramos thought that Project Pull would shift to a virtual internship, especially not for two years in a row! However, in the words of Mama Lisa, “There is never a dull moment” when it comes to Project Pull. Project Pull was founded in 1996 with…

Hispanic Heritage Month: Carina Gomez Pays Homage to Her Ancestors

“Hispanic Heritage Month is an invitation to acknowledge and celebrate the presence of our Latinx and Hispanic people in this country.” For Carina Gomez, a Water Quality Tech within the SFPUC’s Wastewater Enterprise, Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to consciously reflect on the principles and achievements of those that came before her. “While Latinx…

Team Spotlight: A Journey from the Harlem Clowns to the SFPUC

From the hardwood to the Southeast Treatment Plant, the stories of Bob Harrell and Odell Agnew began well before their careers at the SFPUC. The Harlem Clowns was an African American exhibition basketball team that played from 1934 to 1983. The team was based in Chicago and was founded by Al “Runt” Pullins in the…

A Salute to Our Veterans

Every November, we honor and celebrate the many Veterans who have sacrificed so much to serve our Country and protect its values. Veterans Day is a time to remember those who have served in either of the five branches of service within the United States Military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps….