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Street Light Survey

Posted on: May 17th, 2019

Tell us your thoughts on Street Lights in Salt Lake City!

Weigh in on our proposed FY20 Public Utilities budget

Posted on: May 16th, 2019

On May 21 and June 4, the Salt Lake City Council will hold public comment sessions on the City’s 2019-2020 proposed operating budget. More than $300 million of that document is the Public Utilities budget, which includes proposed rate increases to support improvements in water, sewer and stormwater infrastructure. We invite and welcome your comments […]

May 9th: 4th Avenue Well public open house

Posted on: May 8th, 2019

Join Salt Lake City Public Utilities (SLCPU) on Thursday, May 9th, for the latest updates on the 4th Avenue Well Project at Canyon Road and 4th Avenue. Revised architectural drawings of the proposed pump house will be on display. Project team members, led by SLCPU Director Laura Briefer, will be available with the latest information […]

4th Ave. Well alternatives analysis is now available

Posted on: April 16th, 2019

As part of Salt Lake City Public Utilities’ commitment to robust public outreach on our many capital improvement projects, we have just published a thorough assessment of the 4th Avenue Well’s condition, and an analysis of alternatives (link to “updates” in the menu bar) to the proposal for building a pump house on the site. […]

We are hiring!

Posted on: April 9th, 2019

SLC Public Utilities is now hiring seasonal workers for our property maintenance and watershed teams. Join the best department in the best city in the state for a fulfilling summer job. Our maintenance team does painting, landscaping, and many other duties to keep our properties running in top order. Our watershed team helps with canyon […]

Come learn about your new Water Reclamation Facility

Posted on: April 8th, 2019

Please join SLC Public Utilities this Tuesday and Thursday for an opportunity to learn more about the new Water Reclamation Facility (sewage treatment plant), scheduled to go on line in 2025. We are in the early design and public outreach phases of this $528-million infrastructure improvement. We want to share the plans for this exciting […]

Fix a leak and save

Posted on: March 21st, 2019

Did you know that repairing easily corrected leaks around your home can save 10 percent on your water bill? So says the EPA, which has designated March 18-24 “Fix a Leak Week.” A leaky faucet, shower head, toilet, or outdoor sprinkler system can sneak up on you, and 10 drips per minute wastes more than […]

4th Avenue Well update

Posted on: February 27th, 2019

On Thursday, March 7th, at the SLC Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC), representatives of SLC Public Utilities and CRSA Architecture will present design plans for a proposed pump house for the well at 4th Avenue and Canyon Road near Memory Grove Park. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. in Room 326 of the City and County […]

Keeping It Pure

Posted on: February 13th, 2019

We have more than a century of commitment to protecting our source waters in the nearby Wasatch Mountains. And with 5 million people recreating in the canyons each year, our stewardship is more important than ever. Our SLC Public Utilities Watershed Rangers stepped up during the recent federal government shutdown to provide extra restroom maintenance, […]

Cloud seeding in our toolbox

Posted on: February 11th, 2019

Yes, we’ve been walloped by snow in the SLC over the past week. But as past winters have shown, we are never guaranteed a robust snow season. We have collaborated with local meteorologists in a cloud-seeding project to help squeeze a bit more precip out of our snowstorms–and to build a buffer against extended drought […]