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Our storm water team rocks

Posted on: November 8th, 2018

This week, our storm water maintenance team added a rock diversion feature to the hillside at the east entrance of Tanner Park (2700 South/2700 East). This addition will protect neighboring property from storm water runoff, as well as buttress the hillside to better withstand flooding and erosion. We think dogs and their people may also […]

CRSA architects to help design 4th Avenue well house

Posted on: October 29th, 2018

Exciting news: Two talented architects with Salt Lake City’s CRSA Architecture have joined our 4th Avenue Well Project team. David W. Triplett will be principal in charge of design. John Ewanowski will be the project’s historic architect. CRSA, founded by veteran SLC architects Wally Cooper and Allen Roberts, has earned a reputation for meticulous historic […]

“Leaf” nothing behind, please!

Posted on: October 24th, 2018

No doubt you are busy raking fall leaves in your yard. We gently remind you to “leaf” nothing behind at your curb and gutter to clog storm drains. It’s also a good time to clean out your home’s rain gutters to keep them running free. Our storm water crews are out full-time clearing gutters and […]

Pay your bill, for free, through our website

Posted on: October 24th, 2018

We recently learned of at least one third-party online-bill pay service that is charging SLC Public Utilities customers $5 per month to pay their bill. We also learned that this service in some cases has delayed remitting payment to beyond its due date, resulting in a Department sending utility shut-off notices to customers. Please note: […]

Learn more about our 4th Avenue Well project

Posted on: October 16th, 2018

The Department of Public Utilities has begun several months of public outreach on a project to update a vitally productive underground well at 4th Avenue and Canyon Road (about 200 East) in Salt Lake City. Since 1968, the well has produced 5 million to 7 million gallons of water per day, supplying the Downtown and […]

Cecret Lake trail closed temporarily for repairs to aging dam

Posted on: September 25th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   September 25, 2018   Contact:   Holly Mullen, Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities 801-673-9735 | holly.mullen@slcgov.com   The aging Cecret Lake dam, located in Albion Basin of Little Cottonwood Canyon, will be repaired over the next 30 days by the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities. Public Utilities […]

Thursday & Saturday: Learn about innovative Rose Park water quality project

Posted on: September 19th, 2018

Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities (SLCDPU) is designing and constructing an end-of-line storm water treatment facility at 1000 N. and Cornell Street, known as the Cornell Lift Station. This area collects a significant amount of storm water west of the Jordan River–including some major roads and a few residential areas east of the […]

SLC joins global initiative to protect forests

Posted on: September 13th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ¬†September 13, 2018 Contact: Holly Mullen, Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities 801-673-9735 |¬†holly.mullen@slcgov.com – – – – –¬† Salt Lake City joins 45 cities in global effort to protect and restore forests Mayor Jackie Biskupski, participating this week in the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, has added Salt […]

City Creek Canyon closures planned for road maintenance

Posted on: August 23rd, 2018

City Creek Canyon will be closed to the public from August 27th through August 29th to accommodate a repaving and pothole patching project of the popular watershed road frequented by walkers, runners, bicyclists and picnickers. The upper canyon road above the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities water treatment plant will close all day […]

Avoid traffic delays and learn more

Posted on: August 15th, 2018

Tonight: Please join engineers from SLC Public Utilities and SLC Engineering Division for updates on ongoing construction on 1300 East from 2100 South to 1300 South. More reliability is in store for our customers as we replace aging sewer and water lines. That work will be followed by road repaving and curb and gutter improvements. […]