Katie Miller Becomes New Director of Water Capital Programs

Katie Miller has become the SFPUC’s new Director of Water Capital Programs in Infrastructure. She had served as  Acting Director since January 2020 after Dan Wade vacated the position at the end of 2019.  If her name is familiar to you, that is because Katie Miller has now worked for the SFPUC in various capacities for 24…

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 –…