Our Mission

At South Valley Water Reclamation Facility, we are tasked with treating wastewater 24 hours a day seven days a week 365 days a year.  We currently treat approximatley 20 million gallons of water a day.  The water discharged from this facility goes into the Jordan River and must be of a quality to meet the requirements of our NPDES permit. 

Treatment Process

Any water which you put down your sink, drain or toilet comes to our facility where the "dirty" water is treated to remove the contamination before the water is returned to the environment.  This is basically a three step process ... Learn more...

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways... Learn more...

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Notice of Award - 2018 Diffuser Project

September 20, 2018

The South Valley Water Reclamation Facility has awarded the 2018 Diffuser Replacement work to Rubicon Environmental Services. Work is scheduled to begin at the end of October 2018.

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Plastic, plastic, everywhere

Plastic, plastic, everywhere

September 01, 2018

The production of plastic has grown 8 percent a year for decades, much more than any other manufactured material, because plastic is just so useful. We use it for packaging (43%) and construction (20%); we have plastic in our clothes, our cars, our computers.

Plastic really is everywhere.

“Roland Geyer, an industrial ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, says no one had tallied how much plastic people have manufactured since its invention. When he did it, he was shocked at what he found. 'Eight point three billion metric tons of plastics produced so far. That's just really a staggering amount.' He did some calculations to understand that number. 'And it turned out that it can cover an area the size of Argentina,' he says, 'which is the eighth-largest country in the world.' 

'Ankle deep.'"NPR

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