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City of Idaho Falls News

Posted on: November 18, 2019

Water Tower Facts

Idaho Falls Water Tower

Frequently Asked Questions

Most would agree that landmarks such as our Idaho Falls River Walk, welcome signs, historic buildings, water tower and other iconic structures make Idaho Falls feel like home. Unfortunately, there comes a time when a decision has to be made about whether or not to repair or replace aging structures. Over the past few years, city officials have been evaluating the condition of the city’s elevated water tower. Much discussion, research and careful consideration has gone into the decision to replace the deteriorating water tower. 

The tower has been significant part of the Idaho Falls skyline for more than 80 years, and city officials want community members to be informed and have an opportunity to offer input on how that new skyline will look for the future. Click HERE to learn more about the history, purpose and deficiencies of the aging tower; as well as construction plans, timelines, public involvement phases, costs, and proposed locations for the new tower. 

Thank you for reviewing the facts and being part of the process!    

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