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Spencer Municipal Utilities Communication Outage Resolved

Spencer Municipal Utilities communications customers in Spencer and Fostoria experienced an outage that affected landline phone and internet services on March 28, 2019. “The outage started just before 3:30pm and our staff worked diligently to get it resolved as...

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Drinking Water Advisory Cancelled

The drinking water advisory issued Friday, March 22, 2019 for 29 addresses in West Spencer has been cancelled. The system has been repaired, repressurized, and bacteria samples have been collected and passed without any indication of contamination. Customers affected...

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2019 Baseball Coverage

With the traditional Opening Day for Major League Baseball (MLB) coming up, we want to let baseball fans know what to expect for coverage this season. As in years past, Iowa falls in a blackout zone as a result of MLB rules that the following teams will be blacked...

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Drinking Water Advisory Issued for 29 Addresses

SMU is contacting 29 addresses in West 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 safe,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 the Sun's...

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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...

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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...

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