Skip to page body Home Customer Service How To Environment Projects & Programs About Us

News Releases

For all press inquiries, please e-mail communications@sfwater.org or call (415) 554-3289 during regular business hours Monday through Friday.

News

The SFPUC has awarded its first Green Infrastructure Grant to fund stormwater management features at Lafayette Elementary School in the Outer Richmond neighborhood.

Posted Date: 6/17/2019 2:15 PM

The SFPUC officially launches Summer Internship Program, offering 15 students from San Francisco’s Southeast neighborhoods real-world exposure to groundbreaking careers.

Posted Date: 6/13/2019 10:15 AM

Moccasin Reservoir has been returned to service, supporting water reliability for the agency’s 2.7 million customers.

Posted Date: 6/10/2019 9:30 AM

Three Bayview-Hunters Point teens receive scholarship funded by SFPUC’s social impact partners.

Posted Date: 6/6/2019 10:00 AM

The Neurodiversity Pilot Program has been one of the first initiatives in the nation to provide training and career development in the construction and engineering industry for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Posted Date: 5/29/2019 9:45 AM

The SFPUC Community Benefits Dashboard is an interactive data visualization tool that tracks the performance of the agency’s investments in its youth workforce, public art, STEM education and land use initiatives.

Posted Date: 5/21/2019 10:00 AM

The report represents the first step toward exploring the potential acquisition of PG&E assets for public use.

Posted Date: 5/13/2019 11:45 AM

Operated by the SFPUC, CleanPowerSF has saved those customers $3.5 million by delivering rates that are cheaper than the rates offered by PG&E.

Posted Date: 5/9/2019 9:30 AM

Combined with the municipal facilities currently receiving hydroelectricity from the SFPUC’s Hetch Hetchy Power System, the agency now meets 80 percent of the electricity demand in San Francisco.

Posted Date: 4/29/2019 11:00 AM

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has launched its new Rain Guardians Program, which enables community members to adopt and name a rain garden in their neighborhood.

Posted Date: 4/24/2019 9:30 AM

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and Education Outside will host a three-part workshop series on sustainable windowsill gardens to celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22.

Posted Date: 4/19/2019 10:00 AM

As a CleanPowerSF SuperGreen customer, Rainbow Grocery will source 100 percent renewable electricity—generated primarily from California-based wind and solar projects.

Posted Date: 4/11/2019 10:00 AM

With more than $1.4 billion in certified green bonds issued, the SFPUC is among the largest issuers of municipal green bonds in the country.

Posted Date: 4/9/2019 10:30 AM

The partnership facilitates the production and sale of a climate-friendly fertilizer derived from biosolids and is indicative of a larger international movement towards resource recovery and energy efficiency.

Posted Date: 4/3/2019 10:00 AM

SFPUC received Resource Efficiency and Community Service Awards for its Hummingbird Farm and Non-Potable Water Program from the California Municipal Utilities Association.

Posted Date: 4/2/2019 10:00 AM

A resolution to support a voluntary agreement that will improve the ecosystem on the Tuolumne River and ensure water reliability for Bay Area residents was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission today.

Posted Date: 3/26/2019 11:00 AM

These statewide awards recognize this team for going beyond regulatory requirements to enhance and protect the quality of the natural and human environment.

Posted Date: 3/25/2019 10:30 AM

The award “honors an individual, interagency coalition, or private group who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of water recycling through the active support and promotion of recycled water on a local, regional, or state level.”

Posted Date: 3/21/2019 11:00 AM