Recent News

As your local water utility provider, we strive to keep you continually updated on all matters related to your water service. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office and we will gladly assist you!

Arkansas LIHWAP

Southside Public Water Authority is now a member of the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) in Arkansas.
 
LIHWAP is a free, federally-funded program that offers a...

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Bluebird & Bunting

Attention: We will have a crew on site Monday morning (5/16/22) to assist in repairing an issue causing low pressure to Bluebird Lane and Bunting Street. The water will be off while repairs are...

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Closing Early

To ensure the safety of our customer and employees, the Southside Public Water Authority office will be closing at 3:30 p.m. today. 

If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report,...

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Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, the Southside Public Water Authority office will remain closed Friday, February 25, 2022.

If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report, please call one of...

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Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, the Southside Public Water Authority office will remain closed Thursday, February 24, 2022.

If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report, please call one of...

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Inclement Weather

The Southside Public Water Authority office is closed due to inclement weather. If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report, please call one of the following numbers to reach one of...

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Presidents Day

Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Monday, February 21, 2022 in observance of Presidents Day. 

If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report, please call one of the...

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Inclement Weather

The Southside Public Water Authority office will be closed Friday, February 4th due to inclement weather. If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report, please call one of the following...

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Inclement Weather

The Southside Public Water Authority office will be closed Thursday, February 3rd due to inclement weather. If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report, please call one of the...

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Lobby Closure

Effective immediately, we will be closing our lobby to customers until further notice.
SPWA will accept payments via drive-thru window. Payments can also be made by phone at 870-251-2508 or...

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New Year

The Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Friday, December 31 in observance of the New Year. 

If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report, please call our office at...

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Christmas

The Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Thursday, December 23 and Friday, December 24 in observance of Christmas. 

If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report, please...

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Thanksgiving

The Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th in observance of  Thanksgiving. 

If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report,...

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Columbus Day

Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Monday, October 11 in observance of Columbus Day. If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report during this time, please call one of the...

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After Hours

If you have a water or sewer related emergency to report after hours, please call one of the following numbers. For water problems such as no or low water pressure, please call 870-613-6242. For...

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Labor Day

Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of Labor Day. Any payments received during this time will be processed the following business day, Tuesday,...

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Press Release

On April 13, the Southside Public Water Authority Board of Directors voted unanimously to cancel the Authority’s annual meeting, usually held in February of each year, due to the COVID-19...

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Got Frozen Pipes? Here are Some Tips!



When temperatures are consistently at or below freezing:

  • If you have pipes that are vulnerable to freezing, allow a small trickle of water to run overnight to keep pipes from freezing. The cost...

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Presidents' Day

SPWA will be closed Monday, February 15th in observance of Presidents' Day. Any payments received during this time will be processed the following business day. 

If you need to report a water or...

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New Year's Day

Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Friday, January 1, 2021 in observance of New Year's Day. All payments received during this time will be processed the following Monday. 

If you...

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Tank Maintenance

The Hutchinson Mountain water tank will be down for routine maintenance beginning today November 4, 2020. The tank is expected to be down for approximately 2-3 weeks. If you are in the Hutchinson,...

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Temporarily Closed

10:50 AM Update - The SPWA office is now open. Thank you for your patience during this update. 

 

9:23 AM - The Southside Public Water Authority office is temporarily closed due to computer...

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Columbus Day

Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Monday, October 12 for Columbus Day. If you have a water or sewer related emergency, please call 870-251-2508 and follow the prompts. 

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Labor Day

Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day. All payments received during this time will be processed the following business day, Tuesday,...

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Memorial Day

The Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. All payments received during this time will be processed the following business day. 

If you have...

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May Board of Directors Meeting

Based on the policies instituted by the Governor of Arkansas regarding social distancing and the reduction of unnecessary interaction, the Southside Public Water Authority Board of Directors...

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Coronavirus Update

To control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Southside Public Water Authority would like to take a proactive role in ensuring the health of our customers and employees. Therefore, effective...

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SPWA Using Green Bonds to Save Money

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Tank Maintenance

The Pleasant Plains tank will be down for service beginning today October 28, 2019 at 10:00 am. We expect the tank to be down for approximately three weeks. Pressure in the Pleasant Plains area...

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Closed for Columbus Day

Southside Public Water Authority will be closed Monday, October 14th in observance of Columbus Day. All payments received during this time will be processed the following business day. 

If you...

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Thank You

Southside Public Water Authority would like to extend our gratitude to Batesville Water Utility for assisting us on a recent project on Batesville Boulevard. 

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NexBillPay Email Reminders

NexBillPay has started sending email and text reminders to SPWA customers who choose to pay their water bill online. If you happen to get an email concerning an old account that you no longer...

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For Sale to Highest Bidder

FOR SALE TO HIGHEST BIDDER:

The Southside Public Water Authority will sell to the highest bidder the following vehicle:

            2008 Ford F150

            V6, Automatic, A/C

           ...

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Routine Maintenance on Hutchinson Mtn. Tank

The SPWA Hutchinson Mountain tank will be drained Tuesday, February 26 to perform routine maintenance. Customers may experience very minimal pressure changes during this time.

If you have...

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The Importance of Not Flushing Wipes

Check out this video to see how flushable wipes affect your sewer system.

For more information about our wastewater system, please visit the Wastewater section under the Customer Service tab at...

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Riverview Tank Maintenance

Beginning April 13, 2018, Southside Public Water will be conducting routine tank maintenance on both Riverview tanks located on RedBud Drive. We do not expect our customers to experience loss of...

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Update to Online Payment Option

SPWA has partnered with Nexbillpay to extend an additional payment option for customers interested in using their check, debit card or credit card to pay their bill. Nexbillpay is a trusted third...

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SPWA is the Citizens Bank Business of the Month!

Southside Public Water Authority is beginning its 47th year of serving customers in the southern half of Independence County their potable water and wastewater needs. Citizens Bank has been a...

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Southside Public Water Authority Launches a Brand New Website!

We are excited to announce that our new website has launched and includes all the information our community needs related to their water service.  Check back often, as we will be adding...

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