SFPUC Calls For 10% Voluntary Reduction In Water Use As It Declares Water EmergencyThe San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is urging nearly 3 million water customers throughout the Bay Area to cut water usage by 10%, as it declares a water shortage emergency due to the ongoing drought.
Fmr. SF Public Utilities Commission GM Harlan Kelly Charged With Bank Fraud In Bribery, Corruption ScandalFormer San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) General Manager Harlan Kelly is now facing additional charges of bank fraud in the bribery and corruption scandal that forced him to resign his post, last November.
Contract Approved for Dennis Herrera to Take Over as SFPUC's General ManagerThe contract for San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera to serve as the new General Manager for the SF Public Utilities Commission was approved Tuesday, according to city officials.
SFPUC Asks Irrigation Customers To Reduce Water Use By 10 Percent Amid Dry WeatherIn light of dry weather conditions throughout California, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Thursday called for irrigation customers and city departments to voluntarily reduce their water use by 10 percent.
SFPUC Extends Emergency Assistance for Customers Affected by COVID-19The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday announced the extension of three emergency assistance programs that help residents, small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor London Breed Nominates City Attorney Dennis Herrera To Lead SFPUCMayor London Breed on Monday said she has nominated City Attorney Dennis Herrera to lead the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission as general manager.
SFPUC Set To Replace Crucial Sewer Main Along EmbarcaderoSan Francisco's Public Utilities Commission will begin replacing a critical sewer main in the city's Financial District on Monday, SFPUC said.
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.