How to Celebrate Earth Day from Your Home

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the event that encourages people all over the world to celebrate and advocate for continued environmental awareness and protection. As a public utility the SFPUC takes environmental protection seriously. Having an awareness of one’s individual and collective impact on the planet informs the SFPUC’s day-to-day operations, planning,…

CleanPowerSF Announces Largest Commitment to Date in New Wind, Solar Projects

CleanPowerSF, the community choice renewable energy program operated by the SFPUC, is making significant investment in San Francisco’s clean energy future. The SFPUC has significantly expanded its commitment to new solar and wind projects in California. The developments, which will create more than 500 jobs and generate about 1 million megawatt-hours of renewable energy per…

Over 250 Attendees Participated in the Sixth Annual Women in Construction Expo

On November 1, the SFPUC had a packed house with over 250 attendees for the 6th Annual Women in Construction Expo hosted by the SFPUC’s Small Firm Advisory Committee in collaboration with the National Association of Women in Construction. This event promotes construction and professional service opportunities for women looking to enter the trades, or…

A Marriage of the Waters

Just four days before the Pulgas Water Temple ceremony, the Temple was being “polished” and tested. With scaffolding still in-place around the structure a lone workman attends to finishing some detail near the dome – the inscription perhaps. The gushing water passed under the temple, along a sluice and proceeds to mingle with the San…