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San Francisco’s Water, Sewer, and Stormwater Requirements

San Francisco has adopted water, sewer, and stormwater requirements that reduce demand on drinking water supplies, protect water quality, and ensure sewer system function. To assist developers and property owners in meeting these requirements, the SFPUC provides project plan review, permitting oversight, technical assistance, and incentives. The following resources are available to help you understand these requirements and how to meet them:

If you already know which requirement you need to comply with or would like to learn more about a specific requirement, select one of the links below.


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Stormwater Management
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New Install
Water Service
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Water Conservation
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Alternate Water Sources
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Real Estate Services
Interested in acquiring an easement or purchasing or leasing SFPUC lands? Please visit our Real Estate Services webpage.
Last updated: 4/3/2017 12:13:38 PM