Customers will pay a 100 percent surcharge for water use over 90 percent of last year’s usage.
Water regulatory agencies in San Francisco and the East Bay have decided at their meetings to impose mandatory restrictions for water use.
Repairs on a blown service line in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset neighborhood was expected to last through the night, a San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokesman said.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews worked to repair a water main in Union Square Saturday morning.
The California drought has pushed Gleneagles Golf Course in San Francisco to the brink of closure, but its operator is hoping the city can help save it.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission may impose mandatory water rationing for the first time in more than 20 years. Despite the continuing drought, the commission says it appears many aren’t heeding the conservation call.
The discovery that the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has quietly taken steps to eliminate all funding for CleanPowerSF, the stalled program to sell public power to city residents, has caused an uproar at City Hall.
When SF Supervisor John Avalos recently asked Mayor Ed Lee to launch CleanPowerSF, Lee said no because it actually partners with a fossil fuel company in Texas and doesn’t bring jobs to the city.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban the sale of bottled water on public property.
A San Francisco gun club, one of the Bay Area’s oldest, is in danger of being shut down by the city. But there is hope however that the growing number of members—including many from the high-tech community who are just discovering the sport—will help keep the club open.