Stern Grove Emergency Repairs

Completed December 2023!


On August 23, 2021, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) crews were fixing a leaking air valve on a 54-inch pipeline when the air valve casing failed. Water spewed into air and into adjacent areas, including Sigmund Stern Grove.  

SFPUC undertook a series of emergency contracts to repair damage done. This included removal of debris, restoration of any buildings damaged by mud and water, and stabilization of the hillside.

Project Cost

Approximately $4 million

Project Schedule

Construction: August 2021 - Late 2023

Visit SFPUC's Project Website for more information.