News

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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Prevent Frozen Water Pipes and Meters

Prevent Frozen Water Pipes and Meters This time of year when temperatures get below freezing and stay that way for days, water pipes, sewer lines and water meters that are close to the cold air may freeze. Property owners are responsible for protecting them from...

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SMU Internet Mantenance Window – November 13, 2018

On Tuesday, November 13th, there will be an internet maintenance window from 12:01AM until 6:00AM.   During this window, customers will experience extended service outages to all internet services while we implement changes to our core routers.  We ask that you please...

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SMU Email Maintenance

Spencer Municipal Utilities email system is currently unavailable due to maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. Once the maintenance is complete, service will be...

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