How MyAccount Helps Manage Water Use and Bills

San Francisco resident Roberto really likes MyAccount. “This program lets me see my water use and my water bill.” he said. “If there is a spike, I can see it and take care of it before it gets out of control and costly, and it was easy to enroll.” MyAccount is the SFPUC’s online account…

Why the SFPUC Welcomes the Year of the Rat

“Gung hay fat choy” is a common Chinese phrase used to wish others happiness and prosperity, especially during the Lunar New Year. Lunar New Year celebrations kick off on Saturday, January 25, marking a year of new beginnings. And just in case one may not have not been born in the year of the rat,…

It’s the Sun, My Dear Watson

CleanPowerSF now serves more than 375,000 residents and businesses in San Francisco with clean power. But where does all that energy, which powers Netflix binging, late-night refrigerated snacks, and nighttime reading lamps, actually come from? For many, it is a bit of a mystery. CleanPowerSF sources power from a variety of renewable and greenhouse gas-free…

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…

A Short Guide of Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Rain Guardian

Saving the world does not always require super powers, fighting abilities, or a cape. Sometimes it just requires residents to use safety equipment to keep their adopted rain gardens clean and safe. The SFPUC’s Rain Guardians Program enables San Francisco residents or businesses to become “guardians” of the City’s new rain gardens by keeping them…