San Francisco City and Port Seek State Legislation for Urgent Seawall Repairs

How many Bay Area residents and visitors have been to the historic San Francisco waterfront and know about the Embarcadero Seawall? Stretching more than three miles from Fisherman’s Wharf in the north to Mission Creek in the south, the Seawall serves as a foundation for the waterfront. Built over 100 years ago, it supports key […]

Weekend’s Massive Weather System Brings Hope and Worry for California’s Water Supply

California’s snowpack provides about a third of the state’s water supply. While one may be comforted by reports of the snow surveys done earlier this week, which showed statewide snowpack levels at 70% of average, worries are now setting in about the upcoming weekend storm. The relatively warm rainfall coming in will likely melt away […]

Bridging the Gap to Greater Beneficial Reuse Part II

November 18, 2016 If you read our blog post from a couple of weeks ago, you learned about some of BPC’s history in the dredging community and how we continue to be the voice of industry in San Francisco Bay. This includes providing the most up to date information on issues such as the movement […]

Sea Level Rise: Call to Action for Region’s Tech Companies

A mid-range projection from the National Research Council estimates nearly three feet of sea level rise in the Bay by the year 2100. If such projections are realized, many built environments on the Bay’s shoreline are endangered of being flooded, including roads, sewage treatment plants, and airports. Measure AA, passed in June 2016 with 69% […]