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Add your voice to the latest updates on the new Water Reclamation Facility

Posted on: January 21st, 2020

Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities will host two public open houses this month to share updates on our new, $700-million Water Reclamation Facility (WRF). Our consulting architects, FFKR, will unveil their architectural vision for the facility–the only wastewater treatment and reclamation plant in Salt Lake City. The current WRF is 55 years old, […]

Holiday hours

Posted on: December 23rd, 2019

All of us at Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities wish you a happy and safe holiday! Our office will close at noon on December 24th and remain closed Christmas Day. If you experience a water, sewer, or stormwater emergency, please call our 24-hour dispatch line at 801-483-6700. While our customer service window will […]

Go, go GIS

Posted on: December 13th, 2019

Our Geographic Information Services (GIS) team recently took national honors at Cityworks Conference 2019–an annual event sponsored by the GIS-centered software firm that supports the Salt Lake City Department of Utilities and more than 700 organizations worldwide. The “Excellence in Departmental Practice Award” highlights Cityworks clients who have helped transform their departments with innovative GIS […]

Holiday trash collection schedule

Posted on: December 10th, 2019

Please note adjustments to your regular trash/recycling/green waste collection for the holidays. Christmas week collection schedule: If your regular collection day falls on Wednesday, December 25th, pickup will be Thursday, December 26. Regular Thursday collection will be Friday. Friday collection will be Saturday. Regular collection on Christmas Eve. New Year’s week collection schedule: Waste will be […]

We’re hiring

Posted on: December 5th, 2019

Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities is hiring a public relations coordinator. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal skills and be well-versed and creative with all social media platforms and website content. It’s a highly visible job as we value communication and strong engagement with residents, businesses, industries, news media and elected officials […]

Use caution, please

Posted on: October 2nd, 2019

The lit crosswalk at 1000 North and Cornell Street will be deactivated temporarily at 3 p.m. today, October 2, until midday on Thursday, October 3. Crews are doing electrical work associated with our Rose Park-Jordan River Watershed Project. Pedestrians: Please use orange crossing flags for extra visibility. Drivers: Please use care and slow down when […]

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 […]

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 […]