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Emergency water outages

Posted on: June 10th, 2024

Salt Lake City works to maintain the reliability of our vast water distribution network. Occasionally, due to unforeseen circumstances (like water main breaks), an emergency water outage is required. In the event of an emergency water outage, our crews strive to minimize the impact to our community and to restore water service as quickly as […]

Traffic Safety in City Creek Canyon

Posted on: August 3rd, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2023 Contact: Chloe Morroni (she/her/hers) – P: 801-702-0801 / E: chloe.morroni@slcgov.com Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities, Public Engagement and Communications Manager Traffic Safety in City Creek Canyon SALT LAKE CITY – City Creek Canyon has experienced an increase in accidents, close calls, and injuries incurred as a result […]

Adopt A Storm Drain!

Posted on: June 8th, 2022

We are so pleased to announce our new program, Adopt a Storm Drain! Please visit our website for more information and to sign up!

Advisory on Short Staffing

Posted on: January 10th, 2022

We are experiencing staffing shortages and are closing the building to customer service related visits until further notice. Customers may experience longer than normal wait times when calling our office. Development Services will remain open by appointment only. Thank you for your patience.

IDA Supports SLC’s Street Lighting Master Plan

Posted on: September 22nd, 2021

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is a recognized authority on light pollution and is working to combat light pollution worldwide. They have recently shown support of the Street Lighting Master Plan. IDA has said, “It contains the best practices that we encourage for all jurisdictions, and if adopted it would set a new standard for […]

Interview with Watershed Program Manager

Posted on: August 19th, 2021

The interview starts at around 4:30 into the video. Thanks for watching.

Shiny and new

Posted on: September 16th, 2019

Exciting news: We recently installed our first solar street light in Salt Lake City. It’s located on a long cul-de-sac that has no nearby power access. Trying to bring wiring and wooden poles to this site would have cost nearly $15,000. But our Street Lighting Division purchased the solar model for just $5,500. Residents in […]

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 […]