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SECW Board Meeting 3/23/2020

SECW Board of Directors will hold a regular scheduled Board Meeting Monday  - March 23, 2020 at 7pm in their office located at 109 W Main St, Italy TX.  Click here to view the agenda.

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COVID-19 Notice

SECW is OPEN but in an effort to help reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19),  the office lobby will be closed.  Click here to read the full notice.

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Line Maintenance 3-16-2020

Due to a line repair, customers on HWY 34 may experience low water pressure or a temporary water outage.  If you have any questions please call the office at 972-483-6885.

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Special Called Meeting 3-10-2020

A Special Called Meeting will be held Tuesday March 10, 2020 at 7p.m.  Click here to review the agenda.

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SECW Board Meeting 2/20/2020

SECW Board of Directors will hold a regular scheduled Board Meeting this Thursday - February 20, 2020 at 7pm in their office located at 109 W Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda, or...

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Boil Water Notice 2-7-2020 Rescinded 2-8-2020

The Boil Water Notice issued 2-7-2020 for some customers on White Rock Rd. has been rescinded 2-8-2020.  Click here to see the Rescinded Notice.

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BWN 2-7-2020 White Rock Rd.

A Boil Water Notice has been issued for Members starting at 1421 White Rock Rd. to 2730 White Rock Rd. 

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New Monthly Billing Statement

New monthly billing statements have been mailed out, watch your mail for your envelope, no more post cards. NEW Customer Portal available along with e-bill options, see your statement for link. ...

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Special Called Meeting Tuesday 1-21-2020

SECW will have a Special Called Meeting Tuesday January 21,2020 at 6pm.  Click here to view the agenda. 

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SECW Monthly Meeting 1-16-2020

SECW regular meeting Thursday January 16, 2020 at 7pm.  Click here to review the agenda.

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Special Called Meeting - Monday, January 6, 2020

SECW Directors will hold a Special Called Meeting - Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7pm in their office located at 109 W Main St, Italy, TX  76651. Click here to view the agenda. 

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Convenience Fees - Effective February 1, 2020

Effective February 1, 2020 - All Debit/Credit Card payments will be subject to a convenience fee that will be charged to the cardholder.  

Convenience Fees tiered rates:

$0.01 - $50.00 = $1.49

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Boil Water Notice Rescinded

The Boil Water Notice issued 12-10-19 has been Rescinded as of 12-18-19.  It is no longer necessary to boil your water prior to consumption.  Click here to read the full Rescinded...

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Regular scheduled Board Meeting December 19, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled monthly Board Meeting this Thursday, December 19th at 6:30pm at the office located at 109 W Main St., Italy TX.

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77 Well - Update

The well repair was completed this afternoon, booster pumps are back on, the pressure is building slowly. If your pressure is not back to normal by tomorrow, please call the office 972-483-6885....

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Boil Water Notice - December 19, 2019

SECW has issued a BWN effective today, December 19, 2019 for customers served by the 77 Well (primarily customers whose service address is South of I-35) click here to view the notice and a list...

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Voluntary Limited Water Use

We are asking every Customer/Member to begin Vluntary Limited Water Use.

The 77 Well is currently down for repairs.  All customers are currently being served by the remaining two wells.

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SECW Board Meeting - November 21, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled board meeting this Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7pm at the office located at 109 W Main, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda. All are...

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SECW Special Called Meeting - November 14, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold a Special Called Meeting this Thursday at 6pm in the office located at 109 W Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda.  

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SECW Board Meeting October 24, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled board meeting Thursday - October 24, 2019 at 7pm in their office located at 109 W Main St, Italy TX. All are welcome to attend. Click here...

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10/17/19 Regular Scheduled Meeting Cancelled/Postponed

The Regular Monthly Meeting scheduled for Thursday October 17, 2019 at 7pm has been cancelled/postponed and rescheduled for Thursday October 24, 2019 at 7pm.  Click here to see the posted notice.

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SECW Regular Scheduled Board Meeting - Thursday, October 17, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regularly scheduled board meeting this Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7pm in their office located at 109 W Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda....

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SECW Regular Scheduled Board Meeting - September 26, 2019

SECW will hold their regular scheduled Board Meeting this Thursday, September 26th at 7pm at their office located at 109 W Main St, Italy TX. Please click here to view the Agenda. Or go to

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Date Change - Regular Scheduled Board Meeting

SECW's regular scheduled Board Meeting normally held on the 3rd Thursday has been moved to September 26th at 7pm. Due to conflicts with another meeting scheduled for September 19th. 

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Maintenance - Seay Rd and Ward St - 8/26/19

SECW has will be doing maintenance at Seay Rd and Ward St today. Valves are off at Hamrock Rd and at College/FM 667. This will affect customers on Hamrock Rd, FM 667, Hwy 34, Whiterock Rd, and...

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Power Outage affecting 77 Well and Booster Pumps

There has been an accident that has a large portion of Italy and the surrounding area without power. This is affecting the 77 Well and the booster pumps. You may experience low pressure or a...

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SECW Board Meeting - Thursday - August 15, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regularly scheduled Board meeting on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 7pm in their office located at 109 W Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda. Or...

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Now accepting applications for a Field Employee

South Ellis County Water is currently accepting applications for a Field Employee.  Click here to see the job description.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting July 18, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled board meeting this Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 7pm at the SECW office located at 109 W Main St, Italy, TX. Click here to view the agenda....

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7-10-19 BWN Rescinded 7-12-19

The Boil Water Notice issued 7-10-19 has been rescinded on 7-12-19.  It is no longer necessary to boil water prior to consumption.  Click here to read the full BWN Rescinded Notice.

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BWN issued 7-10-19

SECW has issued a Boil Water Notice.  Click here to read full notice.

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2018 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)

The 2018 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is now available. Please click here to view the CCR, you can request a hard copy mailed to you by calling the office at 972-483-6885. Or you can pick up a...

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Special Called Meeting Tuesday - June 25, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold a Special Called Meeting Tuesday - June 25, 2019 at 9am in their office located at 109 W Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda. 

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SECW Board Meeting 6/20/19

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled board meeting this Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7pm at their office located at 109 Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda. 

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Special Called Meeting Thursday - June 13, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will have a Special Called Meeting this Thursday - June 13, 2019 at 7pm. Click here to view the Agenda. 

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BWN 6-5-19 Rescinded 6-7-19

The Boil Water Notice issued 6-5-19 has been rescinded 6-7-19.  Click here to see Rescinded Notice.

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Boil Water Notice issued June 5, 2019

Due to a leak on Hooser/FM667, a BWN has been issued.  Click here to read full BWN.

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SECW Board Meeting 5/16/19

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled monthly meeting this Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7pm at their office located at 109 Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda. 

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Senate Bill 2026

As your water service provider, we are working hard to ensure your water rates remain affordable.  As you may know, the Texas Legislative Session is underway and there is one piece of legislation...

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SECW will hold a Special Called Meeting - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold a Special Called Meeting - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 6:30pm at the office located at 109 Main St., Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda or go to

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SECW Office Phone

The SECW office phone lines are currently down. We have reported the outage, if you need to reach us - please call 469-383-2893. Sorry for the inconvenience. 

Update: As of 1:00PM, phone lines...

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2018 Annual Meeting - April 25, 2019

SECW will hold it's 2018 Annual Member's Meeting this Thursday - April 25, 2019 at the Central Baptist Church - Family Life Center, located at 117 S Ward St, Italy, TX. The meeting will start at...

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Agenda - April 25, 2019 - following Annual Meeting

SECW will hold it's regular scheduled monthly meeting immediately following the Annual Meeting this Thursday, April 25, 2019. The annual meeting starts at 7pm. Click here to view the agenda, or go...

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2018 Annual Member's Meeting - April 25, 2019

SECW's Annual Member's Meeting will be held next Thursday - April 25, 2019. 

Members may request that items be placed on the agenda by contacting the Corporation's office during regular business...

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Special Called Meeting - April 11, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold a Special Called Meeting on Thursday - April 11, 2019 at 7pm in their office located at 109 Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda or go to

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Notice of Drinking Water Treatment Technique Violation

Notice of Drinking Water Treatment Technique Violation

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Special Called Meeting - March 27, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will have a special called meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 9am at the SECW office. Click here to view the agenda. 

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3/18/19 Boil Water Notice Rescinded 3/22/19

SECW has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distrubuted by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided...

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Boil Water Notice - March 18, 2019

SECW has issued a BWN effective today - Monday, March 18, 2019. Click here to view the entire notice. Please call the office if you have any questions. 972-483-6885

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Leak Repair FM 667 / College St

SECW crew has temporarily repaired the line at FM 667/College St. We will be working on it again tomorrow. 

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SECW Board Meeting March 14, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly meeting Thursday - March 14, 2019 at 6:30pm. All are welcome to attend. Click here to view the Agenda.

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Voluntary Limited Water Use RESCINDED

The Voluntary Limited Water Use issued on February 14,2019 has been rescinded as of Tuesday February 26,2019. The 77 Well has been repaired and is back in commission. We appreciate your...

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting - Thursday, February 21, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled board meeting this Thursday, February 21, 2019. Closed Session from 6-7pm, Reconvening to open session at 7pm. Click here to view the...

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Voluntary Limited Water Use

We are asking every Customer/Member to begin Voluntary Limited Water Use.  

The 77 Well is currently down for repairs.  All customers are currently being served by the remaining two wells.  The...

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1/18/19 Boil Water Notice Rescinded

The BWN issued 1/18/19 has been rescinded as of 1/24/19.  Click here to see the posted notice.

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting - January 24, 2019

SECW Directors will hold their regular scheduled board meeting this Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7pm in their office located at 109 Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda. 

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Scheduled Line Maintenance 8AM 1/22/19

Due to scheduled line maintenance on 1/22/19, cutomers East of Hwy 77 storage tank may experience low water pressure and/or water outages.  If you have any questions you can call the office at...

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Boil Water Notice issued 1-18-19

Due to a contractor hitting a main water line, SECW has issued a BWN for customers served by the 77 Well.  CLICK HERE to see included service areas.

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting 1/17/19 Cancelled

The regular scheduled board meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled and rescheduled for Thursday January 24,2019.  Click here to read posted notice.

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting - Thursday - January 17, 2019

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled monthly board meeting this Thursday - January 17, 2019 at 7pm in the SECW office located at 109 Main St, Italy TX. All are welcome to...

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Boil Water Notice Rescinded January 8, 2019

Boil Water Notices issued December 30 and 31, and January 3, 2019 have been rescinded (canceled). Click here to view the entire notice. All BWN issued by SECW have been canceled as of today...

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Boil Water Notice effective 12-30-18

SECW has issued a Boil Water Notice for customers who have had extremely low pressure or water outage.  Click here to read the full notice.

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting 12/20/18

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled meeting Thursday - December 20, 2018 at 7pm in the office. Click here to view the agenda. 

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting - Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

SECW Directors will hold their Regular Monthly Board Meeting, Tuesday - November 13th at 7pm in the SECW office. Click here to view the agenda. Members are always welcome. 

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Special Called Meeting November 6,2018

SECW will have a Special Called Meeting November 6, 2018 at 109 Main St., Italy TX.  Click here to review the agenda.

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Special Called Meeting October 22, 2018

SECW will have a special called meeting Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6pm in their office located at 109 Main St, Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda.

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SECW Regular Scheduled Board Meeting 10/18/18

SECW will hold their regular scheduled Board Meeting this Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 7pm in the office, located at 109 Main St. Click here to view the Agenda.

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BWN 10-2-18 Rescinded

SECW has rescinded (cancelled) the BWN issued 10-2-18.  Click here to view the entire notice.

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Boil Water Notice 77 Well

SECW has issued a Boil Water Notice to customers served by the 77 Well who experienced extremely low pressure or a water outage.  Click here to read the Boil Water Notice.

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Special Called Meeting September 27. 2018 7:00 P.M.

The SECW Board has called a Special Called Meeting.  To see the agenda, click here.

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BWN issued 9/15/18 Rescinded

SECW has rescinded (cancelled) the BWN issued 9/15/18. Click here to view the entire notice.

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting 9/20/18

SECW will hold their regular scheduled board meeting this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 at 6:30pm. Closed session will be from 6:30-7:00pm.

Click here to view the agenda.

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Boil Water Notice issued 9-15-18

SECW has issued a BWN for customers affected by the low pressure/outage due to an electrical issue at the 77 Well. Click here to view the entire notice. 

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Boil Water Notice Recinded

SECW has CANCELLED the Boil Water Notice issued September 12, 2018.  Click here to read the entire notice.

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Special Called Meeting Monday, Sept. 17, 2018

SECW Board of Directors have called a Special Called Meeting for Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 at 6pm. The meeting will be held at SECW office located at 109 Main St, Italy TX. Members are welcome to...

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BWN 8/14/18 Rescinded

SECW has rescinded the Boil Water Notice issued August 14, 2018.  Click here to view the entire notice. Call 469-383-2893 if you have any questions. 

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Boil Water Notice Issued August 14, 2018

SECW was required to issue a Boil Water Notice August 14, 2018 due to a line break on Morgan Rd. Customers East of I-35 (served by the 77 Well) whose service address is located on the following...

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting August 16, 2018

SECW Board of Directors will hold their monthly regular scheduled board meeting this Thursday, August 16, 2018. Executive session will be from 6:30-7:00. Open session will begin at 7:00. Click...

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Boil Water Notice issued 7/18/18 - Rescinded

SECW has rescinded the BWN that was issued July 18, 2018. Click here to view the entire notice

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Boil Water Notice Issued July 18, 2018

SECW issued a BWN effective July 18, 2018 for service areas: Dale Acres Rd, Hamrock Rd, FM 667, Schield Rd, NWCR 4420 and NWCR 4425. Customers who experienced extremely low pressure or a water...

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SECW Regularly Scheduled Board Meeting - July 19, 2018

SECW will hold it's regular scheduled meeting on Thursday, July 19, 2018. Click here to view the agenda. All are welcome to attend.

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Leak repair - Rosson Rd

SECW is repairing a leak on Rosson Rd, customers in this area may experience an outage for approx. 2 hours. Please call the office if you have any questions 972-483-6885.

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BWN - 6-27-18 Rescinded

The Boil Water Notice issued June 27, 2018 for customers on L R Campbell Rd, Iola Ln, and Bell Branch Rd has been rescinded. Click here to view the entire notice.

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BWN - LR Campbell Rd, Iola Ln, and Bell Branch Rd 6-27-18

SECW has issued a Boil Water Notice for the following areas: L R Campbell Rd, Iola Ln, and Bell Branch Rd due to an emergency repair on a 4" main. Click here to view the entire Notice.

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Special Called Meeting - June 28, 2018

SECW Board of Directors have called a Special meeting for Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 7pm. Click here to view the agenda. All are welcome to attend. 

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Power Outage -6/24/18 - 308 Well

SECW is experiencing a power outage at the 308 Well - due to a grass fire on Pluto Rd. Hilco is aware and they working to repair it. If possible, please minimize water usage to ensure that all...

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Current vs Proposed Rate Analysis

SECW Board of Directors approved a rate increase effective the July 2018 Billing. Click here to view the Current vs Proposed Rate Analysis.

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Regular Scheduled Board Meeting June 21, 2018

SECW Board of Directors will hold their regular scheduled Board Meeting this Thursday, June 21, 2018, 7pm at the office located at 109 W Main St, Italy TX. All members are welcome to attend. Click...

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Agenda - Special Called Meeting June 11, 2018

SECW will hold a Special Called Meeting - Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7pm, in their office located at 109 Main St, Italy TX. All members are welcome to attend. Click here to view the agenda.

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Boil Water Notice Rescind of May 30, 2018

The Boil Water Notice (BWN) issued May 30, 2018 has been rescinded (canceled) This affected customers served by the 77 Well - Service Addresses located East of IH 35 that experienced extremely low...

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Agenda - June 4, 2018

SECW Board of Directors will have a Special Called Meeting, Monday - June 4, 2018 at 1pm in their office located at 109 Main Italy TX. Click here to view the agenda. 

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Boil Water Notice - May 30, 2018

SECW was required to issue a BWN effective May 30, 2018. Customers served by the 77 Well (Pump 1), Service address located East of IH35 and have experienced extremely low pressure or have been...

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Special Called Meeting May 29, 2018

SECW Board of Directors will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 7pm in their office at 109 Main St, Italy TX. All members are welcome to attend. Click here to view the...

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Regular Scheduled Meeting - May 22, 2018

SECW will hold it's regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Click here to view the agenda. All are welcome to attend.

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Office Closed Monday, May 28th

South Ellis County WSC's office will be closed Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, May 29th at 8:00 a.m. Wishing all our customers a wonderful Memorial Day...

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