Walking in a Winter Wonderland

The SFPUC kicked off the holiday season in style with this year’s Winter Wonderland event on Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Bayview Opera House. Mayor London Breed and District 10 Supervisor Shamann Walton were two of many cheerful guests at Winter Wonderland this year and took time to speak with community members and snap photos…

SFPUC’s Social Impact Program Supports Youth-Led Water Equity Campaign

Youth are leading the fight for water equity in East Palo Alto, a city that receives 100% of its water supply from the SFPUC. The SFPUC and its social impact partner Brown and Caldwell supported the Youth United for Community Action’s Water Equity Campaign. Youth United for Community Action (YUCA) is a youth-led non-profit that…

Documentary on SF’s Water System Earns Emmy Nominations

Water from the Wilderness: Hetch Hetchy to San Francisco Bay, a SFPUC-produced documentary focusing on the creation of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and San Francisco’s unique regional water and power system has been nominated for two regional Emmy Award categories: Cultural/Historical Documentary and Writing. The 60-minute documentary details the early history and controversy about the…

Artist by Day, Water Treatment Engineer by Night

For Matt “Woody” Woodworth, work looks different every day. During the week, he works 12-hour night shifts at SFPUC’s Sunol Valley Water Treatment Plant. What’s different every day is his off-duty job — a creative trade at home—producing art pieces for shows at different local galleries in the Bay Area. After spending several years as…