Flood Resilience Top of Mind as SFPUC Prepares for Another Wet Weather Season

As San Francisco enters another wet weather season, there are more resources available than ever for residents and businesses to plan for major storms. The SFPUC and its partners will continue to advance a comprehensive approach to managing stormwater, providing customers with information and resources, and advancing the City’s integrated flood resilience actions across San…

National Workforce Development Program Receives Funding to Support Utility Workers

​The United States Senate approved $1 million in federal funds for a new national grant program backed by the SFPUC to support much needed training and career development for employees in the water and wastewater industries. This competitive grant program was championed by the SFPUC and other national utility partners in last year’s America’s Water Infrastructure…

Four Maisin Scholarships Available to Bayview-Hunters Point Teens

The SFPUC social impact partners will sponsor four scholarships for college-bound high school seniors from the Bayview-Hunters Point Community through the 2019 Maisin Scholar Award Program, which has now begun accepting applications. The Maisin Scholar Award, a program of the San Francisco Education Fund, helps San Francisco public high school graduates afford college and achieve…

How You Should Be Prepared for a Public Safety Power Shutoff

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has planned an emergency Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) in anticipation of strong winds and dry gusts impact the Bay Area over the next two days. And while the PSPS event may impact Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, San Mateo, and Sonoma counties, the SFPUC does not anticipate its water, power…

Public Power Week Kicks Off With Clean Energy Challenge

A new effort that focuses on local residents upgrading to 100 percent renewable energy in their homes has kicked off. Public Power Week is a reminder that small changes can add up to something big – if more people pitch in and work together, they have the ability to make a real impact on combating…

San Francisco Legacy Business Veritable Vegetable Enrolls in CleanPowerSF’s SuperGreen Program

Veritable Vegetable, a San Francisco-based organic produce distributor, has become the first Legacy Business to enroll in CleanPowerSF’s SuperGreen program, which provides 100 percent renewable energy service. The SFPUC operates CleanPowerSF, which offers two choices for cleaner energy. The Green service program is 48 percent renewable, and the SuperGreen service is 100 percent renewable. As…