Water System

A homeless man uses an umbrella to hold off the water. (CBS SF)

UPDATE: SF Archdiocese Apologizes For Water System To Repel Homeless At Saint Mary’s Cathedral

Saint Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco will dismantle a system that pours water on entrance areas of the church frequented by homeless after receiving a formal notice of violation from the city.

03/18/2015

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Lapses Found In San Francisco Emergency Water System

Report: S.F. voters have approved millions of dollars in bond money for an elaborate emergency water system, but the city has failed to spend it properly.

03/30/2014

A water main break on Elm Street between Park Way and Tamarack Lane in South San Francisco caused flooding, and forced the evacuation of nearby residents.

South San Francisco Water Main Break Causes Damage, Evacuations

A water main broke Friday morning on Elm Street in South San Francisco, flooding several cars and forcing the evacuation of seven houses.

11/25/2011