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Green your block with a partner program today!

We've partnered with two great groups to beautify your neighborhood and manage stormwater. Plant a sidewalk garden as part of the Sidewalk Project. Apply for a Stormwater Grant to help manage stormwater using green infrastructure that also enhances your neighborhood.

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Help us green YOUR neighborhood!

Join us in planning and design of a green infrastructure in your neighborhood! We will build, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of green infrastructure projects in the City's eight urban watersheds. Join our mailing list here or click here for more info.

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Adopt a Drain

The Adopt a Drain Program enables San Franciscans to “adopt” one or more of the City’s 25,000 storm drains or catch basins and pledge to help keep it free of leaves and debris. Adopt a Drain, give it a name, and then help protect our sewer system by keeping it clean!

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Discover Your Urban Watershed

You can be part of the long-term planning process of sewer system improvements in San Francisco over the next 20 years. The City will integrate a mix of green and grey infrastructure projects as we upgrade our aging combined sewer system. Click here for more info.

Learn About the Sewer System

Review a variety of information to help give you a flavor of what our facilities look like, how our system operates, a few of the people working behind the scenes, and the amazing history that begins around the time of the 1849 Gold Rush!

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Learn about other ways you can GREEN the City!

Check out the many SFPUC programs and partnerships dedicated to providing the City with the tools and resources needed to green our beautiful San Francisco. Learn more here!

Stay Informed

Check out the SFPUC calendar for upcoming Green Infrastructure and other SSIP events coming to your neighborhood!

Stay informed by subscribing to our e-newsletter to learn about upcoming sewer and urban watershed events and projects. Sign up here:

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Last updated: 8/6/2019 11:01:06 AM