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Paula Kehoe

As the director of water resources for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Paula Kehoe is responsible for diversifying San Francisco’s water supply portfolio though the development and implementation of conservation, groundwater, desalination, and recycled water projects. Kehoe is also responsible for preparing local ordinances to increase water conservation requirements and to encourage the use of alternate water sources. She previously served as the assistant to the general manager and contributed to the development of the SFPUC’s $4.6 billion capital improvement program designed to rebuild and repair the third-largest water delivery system in California. For more than seven years, she served as public education director for San Francisco’s Water Pollution Prevention Program receiving six state and national award, including the Water Environment Federation’s Public Education Award and Association of Metropolitan Sewerage Agencies’ National Public Education Award.

Paula Kehoe's Posts

Vision 2020: Time to Get Serious About Alternative Water Sources Vision 2020: Time to Get Serious About Alternative Water Sources

To address water needs by 2020, we must rethinking our supplies and reconsider reuse. Read more

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VIDEO: Rethink Your Water Sources VIDEO: Rethink Your Water Sources

How can we continue to meet our water needs? Rethinking water use from all building sources and examining alternative water supplies is key, says Paula Kehoe of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. Read more

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A Key Step for Water Efficiency is Diversity A Key Step for Water Efficiency is Diversity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is exploring a number of programs to expand its water sources both residentially and commercially. Could other states benefit from their lessons learned? Read more

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Beyond Water-Efficient Fixtures Beyond Water-Efficient Fixtures

Vision 2020 Water Efficiency chair Paula Kehoe talks about her experiences in government water resource management—and what readers can learn from it. Read more

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