EM City reminds residents of proper flag disposal practices

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Residents of Eagle Mountain have undoubtedly noticed the roundabout in City Center as well as the south entrance at City Hall, both with three large flagpoles. One flying the United States flag, one for the Utah state flag and one for the Eagle Mountain City flag. Eagle Mountain City displays all three and keeps an… Read more »

Power outage preparedness

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Power outages can happen unexpectedly and may impact not only the community, but the economy as well. Loss of power may disrupt communications, water supplies and transportation. Modern-day retail businesses rely on power to conduct business. If a gas station is affected by the outage, gas pumps will not operate, ATM’s will not work for… Read more »

Understanding snow formation

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Snowy Road

How does snow form? In the play “The King & I,” Anna Leonowens, a British tutor hired by King Mongkut of Siam to be his children’s schoolteacher, participates in the following conversation as she is conducting class: Crown Prince Chulalongkorn: “Snow? Snow? Spots of lace?” Anna: “Yes, Your Highness.” Crown Prince Chulalongkorn: “The water freezes… Read more »

Early winter weather prompts snow removal reminders

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With winter having arrived somewhat early, it’s a good time to remind residents that vehicles must be moved off the road so the snowplows can clear the roads quickly and efficiently for safe travel. “As our winter storms arrive, please be mindful of the weather outlook and allow extra time for travel,” says Zac Hilton,… Read more »

EM City relocates departments to improve service

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Some of Eagle Mountain City’s departments have recently moved to expanded facilities to accommodate the additional staff that are now needed to adequately provide service to residents. Where local needs used to be effortlessly managed by a handful of employees, the Community Development Department, now at 22 on staff, is ready to assist residents with… Read more »

Showtime for the rabbitbrush

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These bright yellow blossoms, sometimes mistaken for sagebrush blooms, begin their spectacular show each fall. The curtain only comes down when those blooms become tan, fuzzy seeds amid the cold winter weather entering the stage. Rubber Rabbitbrush (Ericameria naseosa) is widely distributed throughout the western United States. Here in Eagle Mountain, in the sagebrush steppe… Read more »

Emergency Management dept. offers disaster training opportunities

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Wildfire

Eagle Mountain City’s Emergency Management department wants the community to become more resilient to potential natural disasters. It starts with being able to effectively respond and recover. There are three training opportunities offered by the City residents can take advantage of in Eagle Mountain. CERT Training Training will begin for the Community Emergency Response Team… Read more »

EM weather stations provide data for residents

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Eagle Mountain has a unique climate as it’s tucked between two mountain ranges. The Ranches is the hilly section of Eagle Mountain and City Center is situated in a relatively flatter area, so weather between these differing parts of the community can vary at times. The City has two advanced weather stations through a partnership… Read more »

Eagle Mountain sees water savings year-over-year

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Fall temperatures have begun after a summer of successful water conservation. Eagle Mountain this year has reported relatively strong conservation numbers. The community saw a 12.46% decrease in water usage over the same period in 2021 (2nd quarter – April through June) and expect that the following quarter (July through September 2022) will show similar… Read more »