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….

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month with SFPUC Lotería

From September 15th to October 15th  is a time to celebrate the many contributions and accomplishments of the Latinx community. In an effort to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month and the diverse culture of our community, we have created the traditional Lotería game, with a utilities inspired twist! Lotería is the Spanish word for Lottery and the game dates back…

Project Pull Internship Reflections

This summer looked quite different than most due to the coronavirus pandemic. No longer thinking of vacations that would have been looked forward to, rather reflecting on how this pandemic has changed the lives of so many. For many high school and college students, this has been quite a difficult time. Many students have gone…