A Look Back in History: Stream Gauges in Alameda System

On this map, Schussler has circled the locations of stream gauges, many of them adjacent to bridges. “Co. Bridge” can be found adjacent to many of the encircled locations on the map. The map is bounded on the upper left by San Ramon, the lower left by “Ex Mission San Jose,” the upper right by…

A Project Manager Sees a Resilient and Stronger San Francisco

Tom Birmingham has traded in his day job as the project manager for the new Treasure Island Wastewater Treatment Plant to working as the logistics deputy chief at the SFPUC’s Department Operation Center (DOC). And while he has been a project manager his entire career, he describes the experience of working at the DOC as…

What Public Service Means to Jerardo Rivera During COVID-19 and Beyond

Jerardo Rivera is a Senior Construction Inspector/Resident Engineer for the Emergency Spot Sewer Repair Program at the SFPUC. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, his duties have remained the same as his team continued to respond to essential and emergency repairs for San Francisco’s sewer system. For Rivera, public service means helping the residents of San Francisco…

SFPUC Social Impact Firms Step Up in the Bayview During COVID-19 Crisis

Two firms are doing their part to make a major impact in the Bayview community during the COVID-19 crisis. Pankow and MWH Constructors/Webcor Builders Joint Venture are two firms that the SFPUC are contracting with for major Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP) projects in the Bayview. Both firms are designated SFPUC Social Impact Partnership allies…