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San Francisco, CA –Mayor London N. Breed, the SFPUC, and the City’s COVID Command Center (CCC) today announced the installation of a dozen new drink tap stations in the Bayview, Tenderloin and Mission District communities.

Posted Date: 2/3/2021 10:00 AM

The SFPUC is set to start construction work on the Mountain Tunnel Improvements Project, a multi-year effort to upgrade and rehabilitate a critical component of the SFPUC Regional Water System that serves 2.7 million customers in the Bay Area.

Posted Date: 2/2/2021 9:30 AM

The SFPUC has completed rehabilitation work on a vital pipeline that serves treated drinking water to an estimated 1 million customers in the Peninsula region.

Posted Date: 1/29/2021 10:00 AM

The SFPUC, the Treasure Island Development Authority (TIDA) and the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management (SFDEM) are notifying residents, businesses, and community organizations about a power improvement project that will result in temporary outages on Treasure and Yerba Buena Islands this Saturday.

Posted Date: 1/28/2021 10:00 AM

The SFPUC is committed to reducing debt for utility customers and avoiding service shutoffs during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The topic is addressed in a new SPUR report on Bay Area water utilities and rising water-bill debt that customers are experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted Date: 1/14/2021 2:00 PM

With the COVID-19 pandemic leaving a significant hole in the City budget, Hetch Hetchy Power—the SFPUC's 100 percent greenhouse gas free electricity source—is projected to save its municipal customers more than $35 million this year. The program also propelled the City closer to its goal of 100 percent renewable electricity with its first solar plus storage project, among other notable goals achieved during this difficult year

Posted Date: 12/29/2020 10:30 AM

Moody’s Investors Service, an internationally recognized credit rating agency, has assigned an A2 credit rating for CleanPowerSF, the SFPUC's local renewable energy program.

Posted Date: 12/15/2020 10:00 AM

Innovation, resiliency and adaptation are key trademarks of the SFPUC's annual Water Resources Report, which highlighted the agency’s efforts to promote conservation and maintain a resilient and safe water supply during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Posted Date: 12/10/2020 10:00 AM

The SFPUC is once again extending its Emergency Residential Community Assistance Program, which is designed to help residential customers struggling to pay their water, sewer and Hetch Hetchy power bills during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program, which launched in May, was set to expire at the end of the year, but will now be expanded through the end of June 2021, as the global pandemic continues to negatively impact San Franciscans.

Posted Date: 12/9/2020 10:00 AM