Rain or Shine: Sewer Crews Continue Necessary Repairs and Maintenance Work

The SFPUC is focused on the health of its workforce, especially those out in the field, with continued delivery of critical water, power and sewer services. And even during the COVID-19 crisis, the SFPUC’s mission remains. While everyone is sheltering in place, the SFPUC’s sewer crews are at work maintaining, repairing and upgrading essential infrastructure, and…

Earthquake-Resistant Ductile Iron Pipe Installed in San Francisco

Earthquakes can cause significant damage to San Francisco’s aging water main pipes and potable water distribution systems, which could lead to severe loss of water supplies. To prevent this, the SFPUC is installing high-tech earthquake-resistant ductile iron pipes in key parts of the city to safeguard critical water distribution pipes against the potential destructive impacts…

The SFPUC is Upgrading the City Under the City

For the past 100 years, the City of San Francisco has protected public health by operating a sewer system that reliably treats and disposes of sewage and street runoff to the Bay and Pacific Ocean. The SFPUC maintains 1,900 miles of sewer mains and lateral and 27 pump stations that collect sewage and storm water,…