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Drinking Advisory Cancelled

The drinking water advisory issued Wednesday, May 15, 2019 for 23 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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Drinking Water Advisory Issued for 23 Addresses

SMU is contacting 23 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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SMU’s Scheduled Hydrant Flushing

Spencer Municipal Utilities hydrant flushing schedule: May 6-May 24: SW Spencer West Spencer: West of 18th Avenue West Residents should be advised to put in their basement sewer plugs. Residents could temporarily experience low water pressure and some discoloration of...

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SMU Internet Maintenance Window-April 30, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30th, there will be an internet maintenance window from 12:01am until 6:00am. During this time, one of our Upstream Internet Providers will be doing maintenance on their fiber network. We ask that you please plan accordingly. The maintenance is being...

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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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