Cause of March 13 Electric Outage Due to Weather

Cause of March 13 Electric Outage Due to Weather

Spencer Municipal Utilities customers in West Spencer experienced a power outage last night due to weather related conditions. “Last night we experienced flooding in and around some distribution equipment in our electric system which caused a power outage for over 800...
Drinking Water Advisory Cancelled

Drinking Water Advisory Cancelled

The drinking water advisory issued Wednesday, March 6, 2019 for 94 addresses in Northeast Spencer has been cancelled. The system has been repaired, repressurized, and bacteria samples have been collected and passed without any indication of contamination. Customers...
Drinking Water Advisory Issued for 94 Addresses

Drinking Water Advisory Issued for 94 Addresses

SMU is contacting 94 addresses in Northeast Spencer due to a water main break in the area. These customers are receiving details on a drinking water advisory due to the potential chance of bacterial contamination. Once samples are verified to be bacteriologically...
Sun Outages March 1-March 6, 2019

Sun Outages March 1-March 6, 2019

Twice each year, in the spring and in the fall, cable companies experience a phenomenon known as “sun outages.” Basically a sun outage occurs when a satellite from which we receive TV programming becomes directly in line with the Sun, and interference from...
Help Keep Utility Infrastructure Clear of Snow

Help Keep Utility Infrastructure Clear of Snow

With all the snow we have been getting, it is important to keep snow cleared around utilities in the event they would need to be accessed in an emergency situation. It is also important to use care when clearing snow around them to prevent damage to the infrastructure...
SMU Internet Maintenance Window-February 12, 2019

SMU Internet Maintenance Window-February 12, 2019

On Tuesday, February 12th, there will be an internet maintenance window from 12:01AM until 6:00AM. During this window, customers may experience internet service outages while we do our maintenance. We ask that you please plan accordingly. Any further updates on this...