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Continuing dry conditions trigger a Stage 2 water shortage response and a stronger call for conservation from Mayor Mendenhall

Posted on: May 27th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today (May 27, 2021) declared a Stage 2 water shortage contingency response for Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County water customers, triggered by dramatically low mountain snow melt and stream flows. The creeks that supply a portion of the water for more than 360,000 […]

Salt Lake City Relaunched Its “Keep It Pure” Initiative to Raise Awareness about Keeping Watersheds Clean

Posted on: May 24th, 2021

Big Increase in People Visiting Canyon Watersheds Boosts Need for Everyone to Do Their Part to Keep Our Drinking Water Pure Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall joined other local officials today to reboot Salt Lake City’s “Keep It Pure” initiative. With more and more people visiting our mountains and their precious forested watersheds, it […]

Residents Asked to Assist with Clearing Storm Drains and Gutters Before Strong Weekend Rain

Posted on: September 18th, 2020

Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities is asking for assistance from residents to clear small debris from storm drain grates and gutters in front of their homes. The National Weather Service has reported possible rain starting Friday evening and continuing into Saturday for Salt Lake City. Residents’ assistance in this effort will help prevent […]

A mountain of dirt – 1.9 million tons – is being trucked in to prepare new SLC Water Reclamation Facility site

Posted on: July 21st, 2020

Salt Lake City — Trucks have been moving like clockwork all summer at the site of Salt Lake City’s new Water Reclamation Facility—hauling more than 8,000 tons of soil daily to improve ground conditions in advance of the plant’s construction.  In total, trucks will deliver 1.9 million tons of soil, or 48,000 loads, to the […]

Adherence to safety rules and common courtesy urged as isolation-anxious crowds jam City Creek Canyon

Posted on: April 30th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – While masses of walkers, runners and bicyclists enjoy warm weather and a break from COVID-19 isolation in City Creek Canyon, City officials are urging caution and “to play well with others” on the steep and winding canyon road. Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities (SLCDPU) manages and maintains City Creek […]