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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Testing the Waters

Posted on: November 26th, 2019

“Dark Waters,” a new legal thriller opening in local theaters this weekend, features Mark Ruffalo as a dogged attorney who links unexplained deaths in a West Virginia town to water supply contamination by DuPont Chemical. The chemicals at issue are known as PFAs, and are found in many consumer products. Salt Lake City Department of […]

ADA ramp open at Little Dell

Posted on: July 15th, 2019

A new ADA ramp is now open at Little Dell Reservoir in our Parleys Canyon watershed! We are excited to make it easier for people with disabilities to reach the water with kayaks, canoes and row boats. Remember, among other rules that help keep our water clean, only non-motorized watercraft are permitted in our Salt […]

Everyone can “Keep It Pure”

Posted on: June 4th, 2019

A big thanks to blogger Lexi at Ski Utah, who lays out exactly why protecting our source waters in the Wasatch canyons matters for everyone. It’s a delicate balance to love our watershed while not loving it to death. While recreating in the watershed, the source for nearly 60 percent of our drinking water, please […]

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. […]

4th Ave. Well alternatives analysis is now available

Posted on: April 16th, 2019

As part of Salt Lake City Public Utilities’ commitment to robust public outreach on our many capital improvement projects, we have just published a thorough assessment of the 4th Avenue Well’s condition, and an analysis of alternatives (link to “updates” in the menu bar) to the proposal for building a pump house on the site. […]

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 […]