Active Alerts

Flood and high wind watch for San Francisco. 

For your safety, avoid driving or walking through standing water at all cost.
Please be cautious of manhole covers that may have been dislodged. Report dislodged manhole covers to @SF311. 

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Activated

The City has activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to coordinate citywide operations, such as clearing storm drains, responding to hill slides, distributing sandbags, and ensuring residents are informed.
Report non-life-threating storm issues to 311, such as:

  • Clogged catch basins
  • Non-life-threatening street and residential flooding
  • Sewer backups or wastewater odors
  • Downed trees

Read more about what to do before and during the storm.

Stay safe and avoid unnecessary travel.

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Surveillance Technology Ordinance


The SFPUC recognizes the importance of protecting privacy, and is in accordance with the 2019, SF Admin Code Ch 19B, “Acquisition of Surveillance Technology” ordinance.

A “Surveillance Technology” is defined as:

  • A software, electronic device, system using an electronic device, or similar device.
  • Used, designed, or primarily intended to.
  • Collect, retain, process, or share.
  • Audio, electronic, visual, location, thermal, biometric, olfactory or similar information.
  • Specifically associated with, or capable or being associated with, any individual or group.

View the Surveillance Technology Inventory Page to view Surveillance Impact Reports and Surveillance Technology Policies for San Francisco City Departments, including the SFPUC.

View the Surveillance Technology Annual Reports for San Francisco City Departments, including the SFPUC.