San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
San Francisco city officials asked residents Friday to cut back on their water usage.
San Francisco officials are looking at how the city can better use recycled water as supplies steadily dwindle and Mayor Ed Lee, who’s still in Washington, D.C. after last night’s State of the Union address, said he’s seeking federal assistance for infrastructure.
After Gov. Jerry Brown declared a State of Emergency for California’s drought last week, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is asking customers to cut back water usage by ten percent.
As state water officials consider a drought declaration, Bay Area water officials continue to call for water conservation.
The Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park is 84 percent contained Monday with full containment expected Friday, fire officials said. Meanwhile, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission said it will take several months before the Hetch Hetchy water and power system is fully restored.
The cost of repairing San Francisco’s Hetchy Hetchy water and power system damaged in the Yosemite-area Rim Fire is now estimated at $20 to 30 million by San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission.
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener wants to know if the City Public Utilities Commission and PG&E have improved their performance when it comes to fixing burned-out street lights.
The massive Rim Fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has reached the area surrounding the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which provides water to San Francisco residents, city utility officials said Tuesday.
Proponents of a green power alternative to PG&E in San Francisco are frustrated, but not deterred by delays to the city’s long awaited renewable energy program.
In a stunning defeat for green power advocates, San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission has halted a decade-old plan to develop a city-operated power program to generate clean energy for residents.