Flooding prompts closure of Belle St, slows SR-73 traffic

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One Eagle Mountain road remains closed for repairs after the Oak Springs Channel spilled over Tuesday evening. Belle St, located off SR-73 in northwest Eagle Mountain, was closed on Tuesday so crews could work to contain floodwater that began spilling over onto the road. After water breached the banks of the Oak Springs Channel where… Read more »

EM City reassures public, makes water changes following resident outcry

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The test results have come back within state guidelines. On Feb. 27, Eagle Mountain City switched the City’s water source from Well #1 to Well #5, causing some residents to notice a difference in the scent and flavor profiles of their tap water. Eagle Mountain City utilizes several wells throughout the year as maintenance and… Read more »

Climatologist: Water conservation needed despite strong winter precipitation

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It has been a banner year for precipitation here in Eagle Mountain, as well as the entire state of Utah. After years of low snow totals, the weather pattern has shifted, according to Utah State University researcher and assistant state climatologist Dr. Jon Meyer. Many residents are asking why Utah has experienced so many storms?… Read more »

City scrutinizes water meter readings to ensure accuracy 

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Eagle Mountain City has been working to find solutions to supply chain issues related to water meter transmitters.   The devices, used to digitally capture water utility usage in the city, can malfunction due to construction, soil acidity and the age of the device.   “We obviously don’t want any broken transmitters,” says Eagle Mountain Utilities Manager… Read more »

Meta announces data center expansion, water conservation efforts

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Friday morning, Meta announced the expansion of their Eagle Mountain Data Center, increasing their investment to over $1.5 billion. “We are thrilled to be expanding our presence in Utah,” said William Marks, Community Development Regional Manager at Meta. “Eagle Mountain and the State of Utah have been great partners from the beginning and we look… 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 »

EM wildlife biologist weighs conservation in development decisions

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Eagle Mountain City announced its plans to hire a Wildlife Biologist and Environmental Planner in March. The City, in cooperation with local wildlife advocates, is placing greater emphasis on the conservation of open spaces and the protection of wildlife. This new position is unique in the state of Utah and is designed to help facilitate… Read more »