How Lloyd Weaver Started His SFPUC Career in a Place He Never Heard of Before

Located in unincorporated Tuolumne County, Moccasin has served as the hub of the Hetch Hetchy Water and Power Operations since construction of the Hetch Hetchy facilities started more than a century ago.  Now, almost two hundred SFPUC employees and consultants work in the offices, corporation yard, shops, and power house that keep the Sierra Nevada…

How to Safely Clean a Storm Drain

With over 25,000 storm drains and catch basins throughout San Francisco, the SFPUC offers a unique program that allows residents to take an active role in caring for and improving the neighborhood where they live and work. Launched in 2016, the Adopt a Drain Program lets San Francisco residents “adopt” one of the City’s storm…

Fish Getting Much Needed Help in the Alameda Creek Watershed

Protecting the quality of San Francisco’s drinking water starts with protecting the ecosystem and native wildlife around the SFPUC’s reservoirs and watersheds. To address that issue, the SFPUC built a state-of-the-art fish ladder in in the Alameda Creek Watershed, that will help monitor and protect the threatened species of steelhead trout. “We’ve been working on…

Meet Biologist Tammy Egger, Who Has Multi-generational Ties with the SFPUC

As a Biologist in the Natural Resources and Lands Management Division, Tammy Egger plays an integral role in monitoring the quality of San Francisco’s drinking water. As a woman in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) field, she knows firsthand the importance of providing high-quality water to the SFPUC’s 2.7 million customers throughout the…