Utility & Public Works

The City has five days after the occurrence of a meeting to post minutes in the office of the City Clerk.

Water Department

The City of Spencer currently has a total of Five Water Wells located at strategic locations throughout the City. The water produced from the wells is disinfected via chlorination injection. Water operations are monitored each day by State Department of Environmental Quality certified Water Works Operators. Approximately 94 million gallons of water is pumped and treated each year with an average daily flow of 258 thousand gallons. The City currently has four auxiliary storage tanks with a storage capacity totaling 439,000 thousand gallons. The City of Spencer’s water consistently meets or exceeds all quality parameters established and monitored by the Department of Environmental Quality.
 

Water Distribution

The City of Spencer currently has 24.75 miles of water mains that distribute water to a population of over 3,746 throughout its water service area via 1,170 meter connections. The Public Works Department’s Water Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance and installation of all water meters within its service area. The charges for meter installation include labor, the cost of the meter, meter box, corporation stop valves and appurtenances. Meter installation charges do not include improvement (impact) fees. All the meters and appurtenances remain the property of the City of Spencer.

Application and payment for new meter installations should be made at City Hall, Utility Billing Customer Service Drive through Payment Center located at: 8200 NE 36th Spencer, Oklahoma 73084. 

Typical Maintenance Services provided:

  • Leak repair on City-Owned water mains and service lines.
  • Meter shut-off valve repair/replacement.
  • High consumption investigation and resolution.
  • Low water pressure testing.
  • Meter replacement.
  • Turn-off and turn-on of water supply.
  • Meter box replacement.
  • Fire hydrant repair or replacement.

For requests for meter maintenance service or questions regarding water distribution system maintenance or water availability, contact the Public Works Department at (405) 771-3226.

The City of Spencer has 300,000 gallons per day capacity wastewater treatment plant. The City’s wastewater is transmitted via collection mains and two primary lift stations. Approximately 1.9 million gallons of wastewater are transmitted each year.
 

Sewer Division

The Public Works Department Sewer Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the sewer mains that transmit all wastewater to the lift stations. This Division is also responsible for the operation and maintenance of the twenty-eight City-owned and operated lift stations.

Information on sewer availability and sewer tap locations may be obtained by calling the Public Works Department at (405) 771-3226.

Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I need to have some plumbing work done; does the Public Works Department have a blueprint of where my sewer line from my house to the main is located?

A: The Public Works Department does not have copies of individual blueprints, ‘as builds’, of homes. We can provide you with the location of the City’s sewer main.
 

Street Department

The City of Spencer covers approximately 5.2 square miles of streets, the Public Works Department’s Streets Division is responsible for maintenance and repairs to the City’s streets, right-of-way’s, storm water systems, and City-owned paved areas.

This includes:

  • Repairing defective pavement and curbing.
  • Striping center lines, crosswalks, and stop bars on City streets.
  • Striping City-owned paved areas.
  • Providing adequate legal and informational street signs.
  • Inspecting and trimming trees causing sight obstruction or traffic hazards along City right-of-way.
  • Reporting to Oklahoma Department of Transportation on needed maintenance and repairs of NE 23rd Street.
  • Reporting street lighting problems to OG&E
  • Pothole Repairs
  • Mosquito abatement

Needed street repairs, street light outages, tree/sight obstruction, drainage problems, and street sign repairs should be reported to the Public Works Department at (405) 771-3226.

Solid Waste Management

The City of Spencer has contracted with Waste Management of Oklahoma for all our Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling needs.

Please contact the City of Spencer, City Hall for any questions or concerns you may have about Solid Waste at (405) 771-3226.

Forms

Utility Billing Disconnect Form