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 Public Utilities Commission officials said Wednesday that the city’s water supply in the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is still unaffected by the massive Rim Fire that continues to burn in and around Yosemite National Park.
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.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission was looking at the future of Lake Merced and gaining the public’s input on everything from maintaining adequate water levels to the continued presence of the Pacific Rod and Gun Club.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is investigating exactly how many employees used their work computers for online gambling and/or pornography.
City and state officials issued an advisory to residents on Treasure Island to boil and purify their tap water before use. The advisory comes after a major water main break interrupted service to the entire Island on Friday.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews were at the scene of a water main break in the city’s Sunset District Monday afternoon, a utility spokeswoman said.
More than 2,000 residents of Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island have endured more than two dozen power outages this year. Now the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is looking into the problem.
San Francisco’s only outdoor shooting range is being evicted after 78 years on the southwestern shore of Lake Merced.