How Your Photo Can be Featured in the SFPUC’s 2022 Calendar

It’s that time of the year again. The SFPUC is inviting the public to submit photos for its annual pollution prevention calendar. The SFPUC’s Pollution Prevention Program focuses on outreach, education, and legislation to prevent pollutants from affecting where the community works, plays and lives, aiming to preserve San Francisco for future generations to enjoy….

St. John’s Academy Students Head Back to School and to Their Drains

“Right now, they are named Boomer-Pit and Big Mac.” That is what Dmitri Gadreau, an eighth grade student at St. John’s Academy, shared about what his class named their adopted storm drains. “But we plan on having a contest this month to rename the them.” Right before the pandemic, students at St. John’s Academy in…

How Southeast Plant Workers Show Care for Each Other and Our Infrastructure

Imagine 80% of San Francisco’s wastewater being transported to one treatment plant. What does that look like? No need to imagine, at the SFPUC’s Southeast Treatment Plant (SEP) crews are working 24/7 to treat millions of gallons of wastewater a day. During the pandemic, workers at SEP have not missed a beat as they continue…