San Francisco city officials threw a party at a school gym in Visitacion Valley last Saturday to celebrate a return to normalcy after a yearlong sewer project wrapped up on Sunnydale Avenue. Three days later, the neighborhood was back in turmoil after a large water main broke.
Newly downgraded Tropical Storm Isaac plodded its way across Louisiana on Wednesday, inundating parts of a mostly rural area southeast of New Orleans with drenching rains and fierce winds.
Fourteen households displaced by Tuesday’s water main break in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood were being allowed to go home Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the city’s Public Utilities Commission said.
Students were evacuated from a school in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood, where a major water main break has shut down streets and flooded homes.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission was working Friday morning to clean up a mess in Fisherman’s Wharf caused by a water main that ruptured earlier in the day.
A storm system has brought heavy rains and winds to the Bay Area and Northern California, flooding roads and downing trees.
The Lower Silver Creek project will help with flooding int he area, which has been an issue for 3,800 properties.
It wasn’t the water damage but the fact that there was a gasoline pipeline in the same area that had residents concerned.
In addition to property insurance policies you can also purchase a federal flood policy. The catch is that you can only get the policies through one of a select group of insurers that are authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).
When most people buy insurance, they think they are covered. But when disaster strikes, not all insurance companies or policies are created equal.