Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarships Awarded to Two Bay Area Students

The SFPUC and its social impact partner, Water Resources Engineering, Inc. (WRE), Inc. will award two Chicana Latina Foundation scholarships for Latina college students with residency in San Francisco. Rosa Estrada and Andrea Serrano will each receive a scholarship of $1,500 to apply to their college education. The application process for these scholarships opened in…

Bayview-Hunters Point Community Turns Out in Numbers for Workforce Orientation

It was standing room only in the Alex L. Pitcher, Jr. Community Room last Wednesday. About 200 residents from the Bayview-Hunters Point community came out to the Southeast Community Facility (SECF) for a Community Workforce Orientation aimed at breaking down the barriers keeping them from employment in the trade industry. With several major construction projects…

Why Does the SFPUC Have Disaster Service Workers?

If there is one thing that’s guaranteed, it’s that a disaster can happen at a moment’s notice. The 3.5 magnitude earthquake that shook the Bay Area on October 5 was a reminder to be ready for the unexpected. That is why all employees with the City and County of San Francisco are designated by both…

How You Can Prepare for the Rainy Season

The rainy season is here and it is never too early to be prepared. Because San Francisco has a combined sewer system that collects and treats stormwater in addition to what is flushed down the toilets and goes down the sinks, the SFPUC ramps up its storm preparation and response efforts in advance of and…