San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters Tour
Join us for a tour of one of the nation’s greenest office buildings – the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters (SFPUC) located at 525 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco. Take an opportunity to visit this state-of-the-art 13-story, 277,500 square-feet building, designed and built to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum standards, exemplifying sustainable design and fiscal responsibility.
On-site wastewater treatment
On-site use of recycled wastewater
Solar panels, and more
SFPUC Guided Tour Protocol*
Tours are FREE and are available to all members of the general public on the second Wednesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. and are limited to maximum of 30 guests. You must sign up in advance. You do not have to bring a printout of your ticket.
All guests 18 years-old and above are required to bring a valid government issued photo ID. Non-U.S. citizens must provide a valid passport.
Tour guests are requested to arrive 10 minutes prior to tour start time. Please enter via the 525 Golden Gate Avenue entrance and check in at the security desk. Children and youth under 18 years of age are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Please do not bring large backpacks or oversized bags as they are not allowed on the tour. No thumb drives.
Please note that we reserve the right to cancel tours.
Please note that if you arrive late and your scheduled tour group has left the main floor, you will not be able to join that tour and will need to reschedule.
For more information on our new headquarters, visit sfwater.org/HQ. For other questions or for special request tours, email [email protected]
SFPUC Self-Guided Tours*
Self-guided tours of the lobby area are available to all members of the public Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Learn about and view:
The Digital Arts Wall
The Living Machine
The Rain Portal art installation
The following are applicable for both guided and self-guided tours:
Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
No pets allowed. Guide and Service dogs only. No exceptions!
No food or beverages. No food or beverages allowed beyond lobby area.
No large backpacks or oversized bags. No thumb drives.
Photography is allowed in our lobby and cafe, not in other areas.
Thank you for your interest and for your cooperation. We look forward to seeing you.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
*Please be advised that due to security issues we reserve the right to refuse anyone from taking part in a tour.