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Two wells and Phase I

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Latest News
10/14/2014 1:55 PM

SMU Water Plant Groundbreaking

Community leaders in Spencer gathered on October 13th as the SMU General Manager Steve Pick, SMU Board of Trustees: Duane Barber, Sandi Schmidt, Alison Simpson, and SMU General Manager Tony Hall broke ground on the estimated $14 million dollar 2 ½ year upgrade to the water treatment facility. The upgrades to the facility and processes will …

10/06/2014 11:51 AM

Customer Service Hours October 8th

Spencer Municipal Utilities Customer Service Center will be closed from 11:45am until 1:15pm to allow staff to participate in the Healthiest State Walk.

Even when our customer service center is closed, SMU has staff on duty 24-hours a day, 365-days a year to answer the phone and help with any service issues that may
10/03/2014 1:23 PM

Sun Outages Expected October 5-13

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 electromagnetic rays create reception issues for the satellite signals.

SMU expects …
09/26/2014 8:42 AM


The Spencer Municipal Utilities (SMU) board of trustees reached a consensus last March to move forward with an estimated $14 million, 2 ½ year project to update the water treatment facility. The planning stage took longer than anticipated and a construction contract for the two new wells as well as phase I of the project have been awarded …

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