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Our storm water team rocks

Posted on: November 8th, 2018

This week, our storm water maintenance team added a rock diversion feature to the hillside at the east entrance of Tanner Park (2700 South/2700 East). This addition will protect neighboring property from storm water runoff, as well as buttress the hillside to better withstand flooding and erosion. We think dogs and their people may also […]

“Leaf” nothing behind, please!

Posted on: October 24th, 2018

No doubt you are busy raking fall leaves in your yard. We gently remind you to “leaf” nothing behind at your curb and gutter to clog storm drains. It’s also a good time to clean out your home’s rain gutters to keep them running free. Our storm water crews are out full-time clearing gutters and […]

Thursday & Saturday: Learn about innovative Rose Park water quality project

Posted on: September 19th, 2018

Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities (SLCDPU) is designing and constructing an end-of-line storm water treatment facility at 1000 N. and Cornell Street, known as the Cornell Lift Station. This area collects a significant amount of storm water west of the Jordan River–including some major roads and a few residential areas east of the […]

SLC Police honor stormwater team member Waylon Blackburn

Posted on: May 29th, 2018

Our SLC Public Utilities team at work: Waylon Blackburn, a nine-year veteran of Salt Lake City’s Public Utilities stormwater team, was named “Partner in Public Safety” by the Salt Lake City Police Department at its 38th Annual Police Awards Luncheon on May 24th. Waylon was honored for his contribution in 2017 in helping police on […]

Storm water team tackles spring runoff

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018

Although mountain snow melt and runoff are lower than usual this season, our stormwater maintenance crews are everywhere this time of year, cleaning out storm drains, clearing brush and debris from grates on waterways and reinforcing or replacing portions of our extensive storm water system. Public Utilities’ drainage network includes 343 miles of pipe, 113 […]