Water Tower


Plans are underway to replace the city’s 83-year-old water tower. The tower has been scheduled for replacement as part of the city’s Water Facility Plan, approved in 2015. 


Project Update (June 2020) 

The Spring 2020 public comment period regarding Phase I of the process (site selection) is now closed. Thank you for being part of the process! 

On May 18, 2020, Idaho Falls City Council reviewed public comments regarding three potential sites for the new tower. City Council concurred with staff recommendations to move forward with constructing the new water tower at Site 1, located in South Capital Park. (See links above for information about Site 1.)

Keeping our community informed of this process is very important to us!  To receive email notification of City Council meetings and agendas, click HERE, enter your email address and click on the envelope next to "City Council" under the Agenda Center subheading.  

Anticipated Construction Schedule

  • July-Dec 2020: Conceptual Design & Permitting
  • Jan-Dec 2021: Final Design
  • Jan-April 2022: Bid
  • April-Oct 2022: Construction Phase 1 (new tower)
  • April-Oct 2023: Construction Phase 2 (remove old tower)

Public Outreach

Click HERE to review the Water Tower Public Outreach.