Clint McAffee

Local News Hour - April 26, 2017

Apr 26, 2017

On today’s program, Snyderville Planning Chairwoman Bea Peck discusses last night’s meeting, including the latest on the Woodward Gorgoza project. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Public Utilities Director Clint McAffee discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, Including the Proposed Public Utilities and Streets Facility Project and South Summit Superintendent Dr. Shad Sorenson and District Business Administrator Kip Bigelow talk about overcrowding and new school options due to double digit growth in the past 5 years.

Leslie Thatcher

If you start to see your tap water turn a light brown, don't panic. Just know that Park City is underway with its annual water main flush. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Today, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Water Manager Clint McAffee about the status of the city's water sources and system. Melissa Band and Allison Butz have details about Friday's public forum of the six candidates running for Park City Council and Cross Country Ski Olympian Liz Stephens invites girls 8 to 18 to the annual Fast and Female girls workshop.

Construction fencing and a back-hoe front and center on the ski slopes above Old Town are part of the city's multi-million dollar water quality improvement project. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The good news is that Park City water rates aren't going up as much as expected.  The bad news is that Park City water rates are going up 12 percent this year and 3 percent every year for the foreseeable future.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

The clock is ticking for Park City to meet the safe drinking water standards for antimony-laced water coming out of the Judge Mine Tunnel. But after the bids for a project to transport the water down to the Quinn's Water Treatment Plant came back $5 million more than budgeted, the city is reworking the project. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.