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Fairmont Park Pond- Water Quality Incident

Posted on: September 10th, 2021

On September 8, 2021, the State of Utah requested EPA Region 8 assistance with a release of mixed substances, including low levels of mercury and other unknown materials, at a pond in Fairmont Park in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Fairmont Park Pond and waterways at the park are NOT closed anymore, nevertheless, there is […]

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted on: August 31st, 2021

Individual Preparedness- BUILD A KIT Individuals must take seriously the responsibility of being prepared to survive for at least three to five days on their own. It is important to create an emergency plan by assembling a 96 hrs. emergency kit, having an evacuation plan for themselves and their families to get out of harm’s […]

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Back to SCHOOL/CAMPUS

Posted on: August 12th, 2021

UPDATE– Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place. Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention […]

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DROUGHT 2021

Posted on: June 24th, 2021

According to the National Drought Mitigation Center, 90 percent of Utah is currently experiencing extreme drought conditions. The intensity level of these conditions increases fire dangers, stresses native vegetation, and affects water usage. Gov. Spencer J. Cox issued an Executive Order in March declaring a state of emergency.  By order of the Salt Lake City Fire […]

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Windy days

Posted on: April 13th, 2021

What can I do? Residents outside of Salt Lake City should contact their municipalities for more information and resources. Start by following up our local weather authority @NWSSaltlakecity on Facebook/Twitter and visiting their webpage at Salt Lake City Weather For debris removal, please use your curbside brown bins as much as possible. (Please wait until […]

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Flood Awareness

Posted on: March 22nd, 2021

Floods can happen anywhere — just one inch of floodwater can cause up to $25,000 in damage. Most homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage. Flood insurance is a separate policy that can cover buildings, the contents in a building, or both, so it is important to protect your most important financial assets — your […]

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