Let’s Talk About San Francisco’s Sewer System

San Francisco’s sewer system became a trending topic overnight after statements were made about how the City manages wastewater and stormwater. The SFPUC is always looking for ways to educate people about the City’s drainage system, so this seems like a good time to break down what the Agency does to protect public health and…

1920s Era Pipe Blamed for Water Main Break at Dewey and Taraval

SFPUC crews say aging infrastructure was the cause of the water main break at Dewey and Taraval Wednesday morning. How old are we talking? Pretty old. Turns out the pipe that burst was an 8-inch cast iron pipe that was originally installed in 1920. To put that date into perspective, that was 99 years ago,…