Our Timeline

Public open houses, community presentations, one-on-one meetings, and facilitated resident working group meetings. 


Jul 2017 - Mar 2020


Mayor, City Council, Salt Lake City Planning and Historic Landmark Commission briefings and reporting. 

 Develop initial engineering; obtain public input and make concessions to project; move forward with foundational engineering; develop initial architectural designs; obtain public input and develop new architectural designs; move forward with architectural designs.

Notify neighborhood residents about construction schedule; begin construction, provide residents with regular construction updates.

Sep 2018 - May 2020


Feb 2017 - Mar 2020 

Fall 2020


What's Next

  • Historic Landmark Commission public hearing - May 7, 2020 (info on virtual participation available here)

  • Council briefing spring/summer 2020

  • Procurement spring/summer 2020

  • Construction fall/winter 2020/21

 Key Milestones

July 2017: SLCDPU engineer assigned the project.

Fall 2017: First architectural renderings and conceptual plans developed. 

July 2018: Presentation to Greater Avenues Community Council and Capitol Hills Neighborhood Council.

August 2018: Public open house at City and County Building. 

September 2018: Historic Landmarks Commission work session.

October 2018: Presentation to Greater Avenues Community Council.

October–December 2018: Resident engagement to answer questions and work to reduce project footprint. 

November 2018: Hansen, Allen and Luce, an engineering firm, hired to conduct a feasibility study and well analysis.

December 2018: Public open house at Marmalade Library and meeting with City Urban Forestry Department to

discuss tree preservation. 

January 2019: Presentation to Greater Avenues Community Council about design updates and revised planning application.

March 2019: Historic Landmarks Commission work session. 

April 2019: Hansen, Allen and Luce feasibility study and analysis completed.

May 2019: Public open house onsite at 4th Avenue Well; resubmit planning application with revised design. 

June 2019: Historic Landmarks Commission public hearing. 

September 2019: Urban Forester assesses tree roots surrounding well site. 

Facilitated resident working group meetings on October 22, 2019, December 2, 2019, February 27, 2020, and March 16, 2020.

March 30, 2020: Virtual public open house 

April 2020: Packet submitted to SLC Planning and Historic Landmark Commission 


Salt Lake City
Department of Public Utilities

1530 West Temple

Salt Lake City, Utah 84115