Magazine Article | March 22, 2017

Mobilizing Inspections Saves $40,000

Source: Field Technologies Magazine

By Brian Albright, Field Technologies

A new mobile application has reduced inspection reporting processing from 30 minutes down to 5 for a municipal utility.

San Francisco is a big, complex city that is getting bigger by the day — a challenging prospect for public utility agencies that have to juggle new construction projects and maintenance of aging infrastructure. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is the third-largest municipal utility in the state and provides retail drinking water and wastewater services to San Francisco, wholesale water to three Bay Area counties, and green hydroelectric and solar power to San Francisco’s municipal departments, and now with CleanPowerSF, cleaner energy to residents and businesses in San Francisco.