Over 100 People Were Spooked Out at the SFPUC’s Haunted Halloween Event

Last week, the SFPUC hosted a Haunted Halloween Garden for families at the College Hill Learning Garden on Halloween. The event was designed for the local community to explore the garden, participate in ghoulish family-friendly activities and enjoy Halloween and garden-themed treats. Festivities included a screening of San Francisco Department of the Environment’s LED giveaway, the SFPUC’s educational…

Meet Ieisha Morris: A Successful Woman in the Construction Industry

The SFPUC has a deep responsibility to the local communities we serve as we make multibillion-dollar investments in critical capital projects, such as the Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP). By focusing on efforts to strengthen its diverse local workforce, the agency helps ensure its ratepayers benefit not only from the SFPUC’s direct investment in the…

Over 40 Affordable Housing Sites Will be Powered with 100 Percent Renewable Energy

The SFPUC announced that the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) will upgrade to the City’s 100 percent renewable energy service at all 43 of its affordable housing sites in San Francisco, providing clean power to more than 5,000 local residents. The TNDC is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing and services for people with…

Things You Learn When You Are Stuck in the Elevator with SFPUC Power Staff: Part II

The SFPUC’s Hetch Hetchy Power System and CleanPowerSF programs combined serve about 80% of the City’s electricity demand. To learn more about the people that keep the SFPUC’s power system running, one SFPUC communications team member took another elevator ride to chat with Power Enterprise colleagues on keeping the lights on. Victor Hong – Maintenance…

Why Painting Over a Fire Hydrant Isn’t a Work of Art

One may have seen it before in different parts of the City. And some people may think it is a cute or unique to do. But whatever the intention, painting over a fire hydrant is considered vandalism by the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) and the SFPUC. Painting over a fire hydrant with completely different…