Groups Pushing For More Public Access To Hetch Hetchy Reservoir; SF Not InterestedHetch Hetchy reservoir is considered San Francisco’s main water supply and the city is very protective of it. But it’s also a part of Yosemite National Park and some people are pushing for more public access to the area.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Makes Major Land PurchaseThe San Francisco Public Utilities Commission says the recent acquisition of Wool Ranch in Southern Alameda County is the largest piece of land the commission has purchased since the 1930s.
San Francisco City Hall Swapping Out Bottled Water For Tap Under New Pilot ProgramSan Francisco city officials and employees will no longer be sipping bottled water, but instead tap water.
Alameda Creek Steelhead Get A Lift Upstream With State-Of-The-Art Fish LadderThe San Francisco Public Utilities District has just completed a state-of-the-art, $30 million project to help get fish up and over one of its dams.
Residents Claim Water In San Francisco's Sunset Tests Positive For PesticideA customer complaint about water quality concerns in San Francisco's Sunset District on Monday has the city taking action.
San Francisco Resident Battles Plan To Axe Trees For Water Treatment ProjectThe water treatment plant in San Francisco's Bayview District will soon get a multi-billion dollar upgrade. But to do it, the city says some 20 trees along Evans Ave will have to be removed.
Hetch Hetchy Mountain Tunnel To Close For 2-Month Inspection And RepairsA major source of water for the Bay Area is about to be cut off. Beginning Tuesday, water won't flow from the Hetch Hetchy until March.
Ruptured Main In SF Bayview Prompts Day-Long Street ClosureThe Muni 19-Polk bus line has been rerouted in both directions due to the closure.
Lawsuit Seeking To Reclaim Hetch Hetchy Valley From SFPUC DismissedRestore Hetch Hetchy executive director Spreck Rosekrans said his organization planned to appeal the ruling.
San Francisco's Public Utilities Building Not As Green As It's Supposed To BeSan Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission met this week to talk about what has become an embarrassing predicament. It’s $200 million headquarters building isn’t as green as it was supposed to be.
Sinkhole In SF Pacific Heights Repaired; Street To Close Again For Repaving MondayThe sinkhole appeared on Sacramento Street, between Lyon and Baker streets and was caused by a broken sewer main.