Leveraging Resources for Financing, Implementing, and Sustaining Climate Change Adaptation and Resiliency

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1 Leveraging Resources for Financing, Implementing, and Sustaining Climate Change Adaptation and Resiliency August 20, 2014 California Adaptation Forum Karen Kubick, PE Sewer System Improvement Program Director

2 Agenda + SFPUC Agency Overview + SSIP Overview + Planning for and Adapting to Climate Change + Triple Bottom Line Decision-Making 2

3 San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Water Power Sewer Hetch Hetchy Reservoir Solar Panels at Sunset Reservoir Oceanside Treatment Plant 3

4 Our Combined Sewer System 100-year-old system: 1,000 miles of pipes, 3 treatment facilities and 27 pump stations 4

5 SAN FRANCISCO S PRIORITY ISSUES Aging Infrastructure Seismic Reliability Lack of Redundancy Combined Sewer Discharges Climate Change Sea Level Rise Storm Surge Localized Flooding Odors, Noise & Visual Environmental Stewardship 5

6 SEWER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (SSIP) 6

7 Levels of Service Goals Provide a Compliant, Reliable, Resilient, & Flexible System that Respond to Catastrophic Events Integrate Green & Grey Infrastructure to Manage Stormwater Provide Benefits to Impacted Communities Modify the System to Adapt to Climate Change Achieve Economic & Environmental Sustainability Maintain Ratepayer Affordability 7

8 Total Program Cost PHASE I PHASE II PHASE III TOTAL Treatment Plants $2,047 $1,215 $407 $3,669 Collection System $412 $1,928 $476 $2,816 City & Consultant Program Management $125 $152 $43 $320 Land Acquisition $128 $128 TOTAL $2,712 $3,295 $926 $6,933 *All dollars in Millions 8

9 TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE DECISION MAKING TOOL 9

10 TBL Approach : Balancing the Value Proposition Traditional Emphasis Engineering Performance Financial Cost Natural Resources Community Development Air Quality Water Quality Economic development / Employment Environmental Benefit Social Benefit TBL Model

11 Tools for Efficient Delivery Needs Assessment Report Alternatives Analysis Conceptual Engineering Report Design Construction Triple Bottom Line Sample Output

12 TBL Output Example -Significantly Positive -Positive -Neutral -Negative -Significantly Negative -Not Applicable Capital Costs O&M Costs System Resilience Ratepayer Affordability Employment Bicycle & Pedestrian Recreation & Open Space Cultural Resources Odors Noise Land Use Adjacency Construction Impacts Worker Safety Natural Resources Climate Habitat Air Quality Water Use Water Quality

13 PLANNING FOR AND ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE 13

14 Adaptation Planning Framework Asset Inventory Compile information

15 Climate Stressors Review Sea Level Rise Storm Surge Precipitation Temperature Precipitation Temperature Exposure Sea Level Rise Extreme Storm Surge

16 Sea Level Rise Science * Year Projections Ranges ± 2 in 2 to 12 in ± 4 in 5 to 24 in ± 10 in 17 to 66 in * Sea level rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future (NRC 2012) * Must also consider Extreme Events - Existing 100-year storm surge elevations along the San Francisco shoreline are greater than 40 inches

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19 Stakeholder Engagement Summary 16 Street Fairs 23 Workshops 87 Tours with 2703 Tour Attendees 92 Presentations 2654 ipad Surveys 2193 MetroQuest Surveys 315,000+ Reached on Social Media 4485 Likes 7750 Followers excellent consumer engagement driving 19 wild engagement.

20 THANK YOU! sfwater.org/ssip sfwater.org

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