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Call to set up a payment plan

Posted on: August 18th, 2020

We know the COVID-19 economy has challenged many of our ratepayers. Mayor Mendenhall’s series of pandemic-related emergency declarations in Salt Lake City included suspension of water service shut offs for non-payment. However, that suspension has been lifted and shut offs are again being employed. If you are behind on your Public Utilities bills and are […]

Rose Park project update

Posted on: July 14th, 2020

We’re excited about progress on our Rose Park Jordan River Watershed project at 1000 North and Cornell Street, even though COVID19-related supply delays have pushed back completion to spring 2021. Still, work continues 6 days a week. This stormwater quality project will include community benefits, like the ADA-compliant observation deck and aeration waterfall. 

We have rain barrels

Posted on: June 4th, 2020

We have a limited number of rain barrels available for public purchase. They sell for $68. To purchase, please call our Customer Service team, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 801-483-6900, ext. 2. Note: COVID-19 safety restrictions are in place at our building. Customer Service representatives will explain the rain barrel pickup process.

Water Quality Report 2020

Posted on: June 1st, 2020

As part of our commitment to providing high-quality drinking water to the public, we provide an annual Water Quality Report. With a full disclosure of the composition and treatment process of our water supply, plus other information, we hope you’ll find the document helpful. We also offer the report in Spanish. Thank you for your […]

We’re hiring seasonal workers for watershed

Posted on: May 26th, 2020

Do you want to work outdoors this summer and help protect our vital watershed in the process? We are hiring seasonal watershed team members. Work is from mid-June through mid-October, 40 hours a week. The job requires physical labor and working in summer heat. Restroom maintenance, trail work, weed management and other outdoor duties are […]

SLC Public Utilities customers not affected by Magna Water District boil order

Posted on: April 9th, 2020

The Magna Water District (MWD) issued a water boil order today for its customers. Some far-western Salt Lake City residences and businesses are affected because they are served by MWD, and they have been notified. If you pay your water bill to Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities, your water supply is not affected. […]

More rain barrels coming soon!

Posted on: April 8th, 2020

Big thanks to everyone who bought a rain barrel yesterday. We sold out in just a few hours! Our Conservation Program Manager Stephanie Duer is now ordering more stock. Stephanie will add your name to a wait list if you email her–we are hoping for new inventory in 4 to 6 weeks. Stephanie will call […]

COVID-19 closure of City Creek Canyon restrooms

Posted on: March 31st, 2020

City Creek Canyon, in our Salt Lake City watershed, is a beautiful spot for a socially distant walk/run/bike ride. Today, in keeping with measures to protect the public and our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, we closed, until further notice, all canyon restrooms from the entrance through site 17. We want you to enjoy the […]

Quake did NOT impact water supply or quality

Posted on: March 18th, 2020

Re: Today’s 7:09 a.m. earthquake. Water supply and quality have not been impacted. We anticipate no water shut-offs or boil orders for the community. Our team has been diligently assessing our water, wastewater, stormwater and street lighting infrastructure since early this morning. Our dams and reservoirs are intact and safe. We have responded to a […]

Rain barrels: Not intended for drinking water storage

Posted on: March 9th, 2020

During the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) some residents have contacted Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities (SLCDPU) asking if the rain barrels we sell for rain water conservation are safe for drinking water storage. SLCDPU, along with manufacturer Great American Rain Barrel Company, advise people to follow the manufacturer’s directions and to store rain […]