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Service Alerts

The information below is provided by the Public Works & Utilities Department, and reflects unexpected and scheduled outages such as water, electric, and sewer services. This page will also report any road closures due to utility work. Please be aware that scheduled dates are subject to change and should be considered an estimate. Citizens in the affected area will be notified via phone, text, or email. Citizens are encouraged to sign up for Catawba County's CodeRed Community Alert Notification system to ensure their phone numbers and method of notification are registered. It only takes a few minutes. Go here to sign up.


Current Outages or Closures:
» City crews will remove a fire hydrant on D Street beginning at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6. Work is expected to take about eight hours. City of Newton water customers on D Street between Brady Avenue and South Cline Avenue may experience a water service interruption anytime between 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 and 5 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. The fire hydrant being removed will be replaced at a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience as this important work is completed and thank you for your patience.