Why Health and Safety Matter to Judith Neidorff, Laura O’Heir and the SFPUC

“Think safety. Work safely” is a motto often repeated by the SFPUC’s Health and Safety Program. Meet Judith Neidorff, an SFPUC Safety Analyst. Normally, she provides safety support to the SFPUC overall and the Wastewater Enterprise by developing programs, training staff, providing guidance, and visiting worksites. Lately, she and her manager Laura O’Heir have turned…

Pile Burning on Peninsula Reduces the Risk of Fire

Fires smoldered at several locations on the SFPUC’s watershed lands the week of April 3. The SFPUC’s watershed staff could not have been happier. The SFPUC owns approximately 23,000 acres of watershed land in the San Mateo Creek Watershed on the Peninsula. Although these lands support high concentrations of rare and endangered species of plants…

Meet the Unsung Heroes that Help Keep the SFPUC’s Employees Safe

For the SFPUC, the custodial team is a critical part of the SFPUC family. These colleagues have been part of the SFPUC’s employees’ careers, milestones and lives over the years. The custodial team may not necessarily sit at a cubical or work in the field, but they are essential in keeping the SFPUC’s employees safe…

Peter Gallotta’s Unforgettable Experience in the City’s COVID-19 Response

In normal “peace times” Peter Gallotta serves as the Communications Manager for the SFPUC’s Power Enterprise, where he helps to oversee marketing, education and outreach for the SFPUC’s clean energy programs. Some of the programs that Gallotta leads from a communications perspective include CleanPowerSF, which serves over 380,000 residential and commercial customers in San Francisco,…