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Everyone can “Keep It Pure”

Posted on: June 4th, 2019

A big thanks to blogger Lexi at Ski Utah, who lays out exactly why protecting our source waters in the Wasatch canyons matters for everyone. It’s a delicate balance to love our watershed while not loving it to death. While recreating in the watershed, the source for nearly 60 percent of our drinking water, please […]

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. […]

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, […]

Our dedicated U.S. Forest Service partners

Posted on: January 15th, 2019

As the partial federal government shutdown grinds through Day 24, we thought you should know this: Seven avalanche forecasters and five law enforcement officers who work for the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest on location from Logan to Moab are working each day without pay. The federal government classifies them as “exceptional” employees because their job is […]

Watershed Rangers pitch in during shutdown

Posted on: January 4th, 2019

As the partial federal government shutdown grinds through Day 14, our SLC Public Utilities Watershed Rangers have stepped up to help. Most U.S. Forest Service employees who work in the Salt Lake Ranger District have been furloughed–meaning no public restroom upkeep at some popular Wasatch Canyon sites. See how our team helped out, and how […]

4th Avenue Well open house set for Dec. 13th

Posted on: December 6th, 2018

On Thursday, December 13th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities and Salt Lake City Planning Division will host a second open house with information on the 4th Avenue Well Project. The event will be held at the Salt Lake City Marmalade Branch Library, 300 West and 500 North. […]

Open house: Next phase of 1300 East project

Posted on: December 4th, 2018

We are halfway through utility and other construction on 1300 East between 2100 South and 1300 South! Come get updated on progress and the Spring 2019 construction phase of the project on Thursday, December 6th. The event is a public open house at East High School Commons, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Representatives from SLC […]