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Your voice counts

Posted on: June 3rd, 2019

Tomorrow, June 4, the Salt Lake City Council will hold a final public hearing on the City’s 2019-2020 proposed budget. Our Public Utilities budget is found within that document. Our four enterprise funds (which means they are supported by the rates you pay, not the tax-generated General Fund) are water, sewer, stormwater and street lighting. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Digital happiness

Posted on: January 22nd, 2019

Marketing research firm J.D. Power surveyed customers of 88 U.S. water utilities in 2018 and found greater satisfaction among those who paid their bills electronically than those who relied on traditional paper billing. Online account management at SLC Public Utilities is easy, and saves you time and a postage stamp! Of course, a human voice […]

We’ve been phone-spoofed!

Posted on: January 16th, 2019

A “spoof” phone call, allegedly from Salt Lake City Public Utilities, is making the rounds today along the Wasatch Front. Our customer service number–801-483-6900–shows as caller ID. Callers have reported the person on the other end is offering “a way to save energy costs.” If a call is legitimately from Public Utilities’ customer service, our […]

Council District 5 water update

Posted on: January 11th, 2019

Our crews are working today in the southeast Sugar House area to flush fire hydrants, which will address the issue of discolored water flowing from some residents’ faucets. Salt Lake City Council Member Erin Mendenhall, who represents District 5, has been keeping her constituents informed on the work. The water has no impact on public […]

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 […]

Calendar daze!

Posted on: January 4th, 2019

Our 2019 Water Stewardship wall calendar is available now and it’s FREE to the public. Beautifully produced in full color by our Water Conservation Program Manager Stephanie Duer, the calendar is available (while supplies last) at all Salt Lake City Public Library branches, all Salt Lake County Library branches, and at the front desk of […]