If we had a benefit vs. cost analysis performed to expand EFWS projects citywide, the results would be overwhelmingly in favor of spending money now to save the Bay Area’s crown jewel from being destroyed again by earthquake fires.
A proposal to install a seawater pump for fighting fires on the City’s west side after a big earthquake was rejected by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), although they do support building one on the southeast side.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) should be really embarrassed to allow a commonplace air release valve, essential for controlling pressures in every pipeline and pump station, to fail thereby causing the pipeline to rupture.
Hydrant Expansion Plan Would Leave the Richmond District and Sea Cliff Without Adequate Water for Fighting Post-Earthquake Fires.
I am writing regarding a vibration pollution problem in the Sunset and Parkside. I suspect the problem is related to either the domestic water supply system or the auxiliary water supply system.
No parking allowed on 33rd Avenue between Geary Boulevard and Clement Street from April 14 through May 1.
Starting this month, residential electricity customers in San Francisco will join CleanPowerSF, a community choice clean energy program operated by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC).
A new “storm-water schoolyard” has begun operation at Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School.
We can save 15 neighborhoods from catastrophic destruction if we demand that the AWSS be completed now, before a major earthquake strikes, by using the 2020 issue of the ESER bonds to finance it.
The SF Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) will institute an eight percent annual increase, for the next four years, in combined water and sewer rates to pay for maintaining and upgrading the city’s water and sewer systems.
One San Francisco supervisor, the Richmond District’s Sandra Lee Fewer, asked the SF
Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) to come up with a study of options for addressing
this issue after it offered a previous solution that the SF Fire Depart ment (SFFD) deemed
More than 15 San Francisco neighborhoods could burn to the ground due to a lack of water at the SF Fire Department’s disposal after a major earthquake. A plan to expand […]
Going forward, all evidence points to more of what we’ve seen during the several years
since the passage of the 2014 bond: the SFPUC careening back and forth from one
implausible “band aid” scheme to another while avoiding an actual expansion of the
amazingly efficient high-pressure hydrant system.
More than 15 San Francisco neighborhoods could burn to the ground due to a lack of water at the SF Fire Department’s disposal after a major earthquake.
City officials have been playing a dangerous game of Russian Roulette with the safety and
security of tens of thousands of San Franciscan’s lives. They all agree that a catastrophic
earthquake is coming, but they hope it’s not on their watch.