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Salt Lake City secures $39 million to replace lead service lines, utilizing federal partnership to support public health and efficient water management

Posted on: March 25th, 2024

March 25, 2024 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities (SLCDPU) has been approved for a $39 million loan for lead service line inventory and replacement throughout the City service area’s drinking water system. Mayor Mendenhall was joined by Second Gentleman of the United States […]

Salt Lake City completes water use audit at city properties, begins work to save 5M gallons annually

Posted on: February 1st, 2024

February 1, 2024 Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities (SLCDPU) has completed its report on water use efficiency at City properties, identifying ways the City can further conserve and use our finite water resources wisely. One of Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s goals is to make the City more responsive to and resilient […]

Salt Lake City, Sandy City, and Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake and Sandy file joint suit aimed at environmental protections in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Posted on: December 12th, 2023

December 11, 2023 Salt Lake City, Sandy City, and the Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake & Sandy (MWDSLS) filed a joint lawsuit in federal court on Monday, challenging the federal Record of Decision for the “S.R. 210: Wasatch Boulevard through Town of Alta Project” (dated June 29, 2023). The Record of Decision followed a […]

Salt Lake City’s Great Salt Lake wetlands and habitat preservation project selected for $2.2M grant

Posted on: November 7th, 2023

Nov. 7, 2023 Salt Lake City was selected to receive a $2.2 million grant from the Great Salt Lake Watershed Enhancement Trust (GSLWET) for a project to preserve and restore wetlands and habitat on the south shore of the lake. The funding will assist in the acquisition of undeveloped land next to Great Salt Lake […]

Salt Lake City prepares for warming temperatures and increased creek flows

Posted on: April 27th, 2023

April 27, 2023 The Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities is anticipating and preparing for higher stream flows in City Creek, Emigration Creek, Red Butte Creek, and Parleys Creek amid warming temperatures through the weekend and early next week.   “We anticipate that Salt Lake City’s system of streams and infrastructure will have the capacity […]

Mayor Mendenhall, City leaders highlight infrastructure improvements and flood prevention efforts

Posted on: April 10th, 2023

April 10, 2023As spring temperatures finally begin to emerge following a record-breaking winter snowpack, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and other leaders highlighted on Monday the City’s substantial investments in drainage infrastructure designed to prevent and mitigate flooding risks from spring runoff.  “We’ve made significant infrastructure investments since the floods of 1983 that make […]

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

A mountain of dirt