Imagine A Day Without Water: Imagining the Unimaginable

In many ways, 2020 has been a year that demanded that we confront previously unimaginable situations. While in the grips of an unrelenting pandemic, wildfires have raged for months, destroying homes, threatening agriculture and leaving behind devastation and weeks of poor air quality. Hurricane season seems to be endless, multiple storms have ravaged the country…

A Look Back in History: Lobos Creek 19th Century Water Supply

Lobos Creek is created from runoff in the Presidio and Seacliff areas, along with underground seepage from the springs that create Mountain Lake. It runs into the Pacific Ocean and marks the division between Baker Beach and China Beach. It is the Presidio’s primary source of potable water. About a million gallons per day –…

Construction Work Begins on New Alameda Creek Watershed Center in Sunol

Construction work has begun on the SFPUC’s Alameda Creek Watershed Center in Sunol, which will raise awareness of the natural and cultural history of the Alameda Creek Watershed and the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System. Located next to the Sunol Water Temple in the East Bay at the historic confluence of two creeks, the Alameda…