Posted on: March 10, 2017

Springdale Fire Department highlights the importance of smoke alarms

Smoke Alarms

Recently, the Springdale Fire Department (SFD) has responded to multiple house fires with no working smoke alarms. Oftentimes, the difference between life and death during a fire is a working smoke alarm.

The SFD will install and test smoke alarms for any ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

Springdale Fire Dept. receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award

SFD Gold Award

The Springdale Fire Department (SFD) has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.

 “EMTs and parame...

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Fire Department
Posted on: April 7, 2016

Three structure fires in Springdale caused by improperly discarded cigarettes

This past April, improperly discarded cigarettes have caused three commercial structure fires in Springdale. Luckily, there have been no fatalities with those fires. These incidences highlight the importance of proper cigarette disposal.

The fires are esti...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Road closure on Meadow Ave. scheduled Oct. 21-Nov. 4

Meadow Ave. Closure - TYSON TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN

Meadow Ave. will be closed to through traffic between Commercial St. and Water St. from Saturday, Oct. 21 through Saturday, Nov. 4 so contractors can input a concrete speed table for the main employee entrance into Tyson.

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Work Sessions for the 2018 City Budget

City Budget Meeting

Below is the proposed schedule for the City Council work sessions for the 2018 City Budget. All sessions will be held in the multipurpose room at the City Administration Building, located at 201 Spring St.

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

5:30 p.m.

Departments to be d...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Springdale has been named the nation's 45th Best City to Live!

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Springdale has been named the nation's 45th Best City to Live in a new ranking released last week by 24/7 Wall St. The website considered 590 cities with at least 65,000 residents for its list of America's 50 Best Cities to Live.

Only the top performing ci...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Portion of Razorback Greenway temporarily closed for repair starting Oct. 16

Razorback Greenway Trail Detour

Beginning Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at 7 a.m., there will be a detour on the Razorback Greenway Trail in Springdale on Park St. from just south of Success Ave. to the Park St. bridge over Spring Creek. This work will involve a contractor removing damaged port...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

E. Emma Ave. Improvement Project Update

Emma Ave. Improvement

Updated - Oct. 9, 2017

This portion of Emma Avenue was reopened to through traffic. Crews are currently finishing up work on items such as the concrete walkways, irrigation, street lighting, and landscaping.

Updated - Aug. 24, 2017

Due to inclement weather, ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Check out the Fall 2017 Springdale Newsletter!

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The Fall 2017 Springdale Newsletter is now available!

This is a quarterly newsletter that is available on our website. It's a great way to catch up with what's going on in the City of Springdale!

In this edition, you'll see:

- Springdale Spirit Award winners...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Send us your feedback on the proposed design for the Shaw Family Park!

Northwest Park - concept plan 07.21.17

The City of Springdale is requesting public feedback on the proposed design of a park in northwest Springdale, the Shaw Family Park. The park will be located between County Line Road and W. Downum Road. You can pick up copies of the proposed design and a ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Springdale named 6th fastest-growing small city in America

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Springdale has jumped two spots to become the 6th fastest-growing small city in America for 2017, according to a recent study from WalletHub.com. Last year Springdale ranked number eight on this list. A "small" city is defined as one with fewer ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

W. Emma Ave. Improvement Project Update

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W. Emma Ave. from Blair St. to Shiloh St. will be closed until Tuesday, October 31, weather permitting, so crews can improve the street and service lines. This is a joint project between the City of Springdale and the Springdale Water Utilities that will ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Work Sessions for the 2018 City Budget

City Budget Meeting

Below is the proposed schedule for the City Council work sessions for the 2018 City Budget. All sessions will be held in the multipurpose room at the City Administration Building, located at 201 Spring St.

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

5:30 p.m.

Departments to be d...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Springdale has been named the nation's 45th Best City to Live!

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Springdale has been named the nation's 45th Best City to Live in a new ranking released last week by 24/7 Wall St. The website considered 590 cities with at least 65,000 residents for its list of America's 50 Best Cities to Live.

Only the top performing ci...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Portion of Razorback Greenway temporarily closed for repair starting Oct. 16

Razorback Greenway Trail Detour

Beginning Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at 7 a.m., there will be a detour on the Razorback Greenway Trail in Springdale on Park St. from just south of Success Ave. to the Park St. bridge over Spring Creek. This work will involve a contractor removing damaged port...

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Click here to view a map for reference. Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Check out the Fall 2017 Springdale Newsletter!

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The Fall 2017 Springdale Newsletter is now available!

This is a quarterly newsletter that is available on our website. It's a great way to catch up with what's going on in the City of Springdale!

In this edition, you'll see:

- Springdale Spirit Award winners...

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Click here to check out the Springdale Newsletter. Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Springdale named 6th fastest-growing small city in America

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Springdale has jumped two spots to become the 6th fastest-growing small city in America for 2017, according to a recent study from WalletHub.com. Last year Springdale ranked number eight on this list. A "small" city is defined as one with fewer ...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Springdale Building Department sees a spike in commercial and residential building permits

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The City of Springdale Building Department reports that their office has issued 41 commercial building permits so far this year. By comparison, they had issued 13 by this time last year and 19 by this time in 2015. Commercial permit sales this year repres...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Mayor Sprouse presents the Prayer Breakfast proceeds to Arkansas Children's Northwest

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Mayor Sprouse, along with members of the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast committee and councilwoman Kathy Jaycox, donated a check for $23,767.51 to Arkansas Children's Northwest on August 9. The money was raised through the Springdale Mayor’s Prayer Br...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Springdale wins national award for efforts to improve early literacy

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Contact: Kristen Peterson, The Hatcher Group410-990-0284kristen@thehatchergroup.com

 

SPRINGDALE WINS NATIONAL AWARD FOR EFFORTS TO IMPROVE EARLY LITERACY

SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS (June 20, 2017) – The City of Springdale rece...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse elected president of the Arkansas Municipal League

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Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse was elected president of the Arkansas Municipal League this past week at its 83rd Convention. Mayor Sprouse has served as the first vice president for the past year. He has served on the Executive Committee from 2009-2013 and...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Statement from Mayor Doug Sprouse About the Attack in Virginia

Statement from Mayor Doug Sprouse About the Attack in Virginia

Like most Americans, I was shocked and sickened by the vicious attack that took place in Virginia this morning. Unfortunately, a member of our Springdale family, Matt Mika, was also injured in the attack.

Tyson Foods and all of their employees in Springdal...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

City working to repair and rebuild after the flood

Greenway

As a result of the flooding that occurred on Saturday, April 29, Springdale sustained significant damage to the sum of $3.375 million.

This includes damage to the following locations:

  • Pump Station Bridge (currently closed)
  • Lake Springdale Trailhead
  • The Mounta...
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Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 10, 2017

A portion of S. 56th Street renamed Gene George Boulevard

56th Street Renamed Gene George Boulevard

At the regularly scheduled Springdale City Council meeting on May 9, the Council voted to rename the portion of S. 56th Street from Don Tyson Parkway to Bleaux Ave. Gene George Boulevard. The change will go into effect immediately upon the signing of the ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Mayor Sprouse signs contract bringing Cal Ripken Tournament to Springdale

Cal Ripken Signing

This morning, Mayor Doug Sprouse signed a contract to bring Cal Ripken Southwest Regional 12-year old Major/60 Baseball Tournament to Springdale July 12-15.

Local Cal Ripken baseball district commissioner, Larry Clinkscales; assistant Southwest Regional co...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

How residents can help after the flood

Help

Many residents have reached out to us wanting to know what they can do to help after the flooding that occurred this weekend. We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of community support, and it is heartwarming to see so many people ready and willing to he...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: February 28, 2017

2017 State of the City Address

State of the City Address Presented by Mayor Doug Sprouse

Mayor Doug Sprouse presented the 2017 State of the City Address on Feb. 28, 2017. This is Mayor Sprouse's ninth Address since taking office in 2008.


Read the full State of the City Address Mayor's Office
Posted on: March 29, 2017

City Council approves form-based code for Downtown Springdale

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The Springdale City Council approved the Downtown Springdale Form-Based Code at their regularly scheduled City Council Meeting on March 28, and with the adoption of an emergency code it will go into effect upon the signing of the ordinance. The Downtown F...Read More

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Planning Commission forwards form-based code to City Council with recommendation for approval

The Springdale City Council will vote on the draft of the form-based code at their regularly scheduled City Council Meeting at 6 p.m. on March 28 at 201 Spring St.

The form-based code is intended to replace the current development code for buildings locate...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Springdale named one of the "Best Cities for New Grads"

Downtown Springdale

Springdale has ranked number 24 on a list of the best cities in the country for new graduates to live and work. College and careers website, GoodCall.com, evaluated 589 cities and towns in the U.S. and Springdale was in the top 25 based on affordability, ...

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The full list can be found here. Mayor's Office
Posted on: December 15, 2016

City of Springdale receives record-breaking A&P tax revenue

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The City of Springdale has received October's Advertising and Promotion (A&P) tax revenue, and for the first time ever the revenue has surpassed $50,000 for a total of $50,941.02 generated that month. This was a 15.72% increase over the A&P tax ge...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Results of the City of Springdale public transportation needs assessment

Public Transit Meeting

The City of Springdale held two public meetings and distributed a survey to gauge the need for additional transportation services in the city.

This needs assessment was conducted as a result of the October 31 City Council Committee Meeting. Two taxi compan...

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Summary of the survey and meeting results Mayor's Office
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Kawneer Drive in Springdale renamed Reinert Drive

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The portion of Kawneer Drive that runs north-south between Emma and Huntsville avenues has been renamed Reinert Drive.

The decision to rename the street was originally proposed by the Springdale Public Facilities Board. A public hearing was held at the Sep...

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Mayor Doug Sprouse elected first vice president of the Arkansas Municipal League

Mayor Doug Sprouse

Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse was elected first vice president of the Arkansas Municipal League this past week at its 82nd Convention. Mayor Sprouse has served on the Executive Committee from 2009-2013 and 2014 to the present, as District 3 vice president...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Springdale ranked as the 35th most diverse city in the U.S.

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In a recent study from WalletHub, the City of Springdale was ranked as the 35th most diverse city in the nation for 2016. It ranked number 18 among small cities, which are cities with populations below 100,000. Springdale has more than 75,000 residents.

&a...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 6, 2016

Springdale becomes the first city in AR to have an AHA-endorsed mandate for healthy food options

This affects all vending machines on City property.

The City of Springdale is now the first city in the state to have a mandate endorsed by the American Heart Association that requires all vending machines located in buildings and on property owned and/or ...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Springdale Building Department sees a spike in new home permits

In another sign that Springdale is one of the fast-growing communities in Northwest Arkansas, the Springdale Building Department reports that so far this year, the number of residential single family building permits is up by almost 60% over this time las...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: April 27, 2016

The City of Springdale experienced a 22.64% increase in sales tax revenue for February

The City of Springdale received February sales tax revenue this month, which was a 22.64% increase over sales tax revenue generated in February 2015. The total sales tax revenue received from February sales was $1,121,625.07, compared to $914,547.51 gener...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: April 12, 2016

New pediatric hospital in Springdale will create an estimated 250 new jobs

The Springdale City Council has approved a resolution allowing the Public Facilities Board to sell up to $85 million in bonds to aid in the development of an Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) campus in Springdale. The pediatric hospital, called Arkansas ...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: April 12, 2016

Springdale City Council approves ordinance that gives preference to local businesses

The Springdale City Council has passed an ordinance giving financial preference to local companies that bid on jobs for the City of Springdale. The new ordinance gives local companies a preference of 5% up to $5,000. The purpose of this ordinance is to ma...

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Mayor's Office

Posted on: September 27, 2017

Send us your feedback on the proposed design for the Shaw Family Park!

Northwest Park - concept plan 07.21.17

The City of Springdale is requesting public feedback on the proposed design of a park in northwest Springdale, the Shaw Family Park. The park will be located between County Line Road and W. Downum Road. You can pick up copies of the proposed design and a ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Springdale Parks and Recreation receives $13,000 Wal-Mart Foundation grant

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Springdale Parks and Recreation has been awarded a $13,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation as part of the its Northwest Arkansas Giving Program.

Parks and Recreation will utilize this funding source to further its community outreach, such as through the...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Bobby Hopper Park has a new address

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Effective this week, the official address for Bobby Hopper Park has been changed to 1981 E. Huntsville Ave. From now on, the entrance to the park will be located on Huntsville Ave., and the park will no longer be accessible from Upton Lane.

For more inform...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 15, 2017

Springdale Parks and Recreation hosts Music in Murphy series

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Springdale Parks and Recreation presents Music in Murphy, a summer music series at newly renovated Murphy Park. The series features two shows to follow up the park’s grand re-opening event, Murphy In May, which was held on May 26. Admission to t...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Lake Springdale Trailhead and Mountain Bike Trail reopen

Lake Springdale Trailhead

As of Friday, June 9, the Mountain Bike Trail has reopened. It has been closed since the April 29 flood that caused damage throughout the city. The Lake Springdale Trailhead reopened this past Friday. The public can access the Mountain Bike Trail from the...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Murphy Park pond restocked by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

Murphy Park

As of Friday, June 9, the Murphy Park pond has been restocked with fish thanks to the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (AGFC). This is the first time the pond has been stocked since the park was closed for renovations. Springdale Park and Recreation ce...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Springdale Parks and Recreation presents summer movie series

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The City of Springdale’s Parks and Recreation Department will host a summer movie series at Murphy Park and the Springdale Aquatic Center. These events are free and open to the public, and popcorn and drinks will be provided. All the movies are ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Mayor Sprouse signs contract bringing Cal Ripken Tournament to Springdale

Cal Ripken Signing

This morning, Mayor Doug Sprouse signed a contract to bring Cal Ripken Southwest Regional 12-year old Major/60 Baseball Tournament to Springdale July 12-15.

Local Cal Ripken baseball district commissioner, Larry Clinkscales; assistant Southwest Regional co...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Police Department now accepting bids for towing services

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The City of Springdale, Arkansas is requesting proposals for firms capable of providing towing services for the Springdale Police Department for a possible five (5) year term.

To be considered, proposals shall be received at the City Administration Buildin...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Springdale Police Department sees an increase in applicants

 The City of Springdale has had an increased number of applicants interested in joining the Springdale Police Department this year. The SPD received 82 applications for police officer openings, up from 48 at this time last year. Of the applicatio...

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Police Department

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Springdale Public Library Build a Better World Summer Reading Program 2017

Build a Better World

The end of the school year is quickly approaching. Like many parents, librarians are busy planning the long stretches of time ahead with activities to keep young people occupied and entertained. Our mission is to beat the Summer Slide, encourage reading f...

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Public Library

Posted on: March 13, 2017

City of Springdale begins restructuring Community Engagement

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This week, the City will begin laying the groundwork for restructuring Community Engagement as a City department. At the 2017 State of the City Address on February 28, Mayor Sprouse laid out his plans to separate Community Engagement from the Public Works...

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Public Works

Posted on: October 20, 2017

Road closure on Meadow Ave. scheduled Oct. 21-Nov. 4

Meadow Ave. Closure - TYSON TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN

Meadow Ave. will be closed to through traffic between Commercial St. and Water St. from Saturday, Oct. 21 through Saturday, Nov. 4 so contractors can input a concrete speed table for the main employee entrance into Tyson.

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Portion of Razorback Greenway temporarily closed for repair starting Oct. 16

Razorback Greenway Trail Detour

Beginning Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at 7 a.m., there will be a detour on the Razorback Greenway Trail in Springdale on Park St. from just south of Success Ave. to the Park St. bridge over Spring Creek. This work will involve a contractor removing damaged port...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

A portion of W. Emma Ave. to be closed until Oct. 31

W. Emma Ave. Closure - Oct. 31

W. Emma Ave. from Blair St. to Shiloh St. will be closed for two months from Thursday, August 24 to Tuesday, October 31 so crews can improve the street and service lines. This is a Springdale Water Utilities project that will include running new service l...

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Road and Lane Closures

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Historic Springdale Building on Track for Completion

Shiloh Museum 2017

A 145-year-old piece of Springdale and Northwest Arkansas history will soon come back to life, thanks in part to a Walton Family Foundation grant which completes a $1 million fundraising campaign.

"The 1871 Shiloh Meeting Hall in Springdale is one of ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Portion of Razorback Greenway temporarily closed for repair starting Oct. 16

Razorback Greenway Trail Detour

Beginning Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at 7 a.m., there will be a detour on the Razorback Greenway Trail in Springdale on Park St. from just south of Success Ave. to the Park St. bridge over Spring Creek. This work will involve a contractor removing damaged port...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Springdale Water Utilities to perform smoke testing Sept. 11-22

Due to an unusually rainy weather and saturated soils, the Springdale Water Utilities had to reschedule sanitary sewer smoke testing in your area. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 11-22, the Springdale Water Utilities will be performing “smoke testi...

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Springdale Water Utilities
Posted on: December 7, 2016

Tips to prevent your pipes from bursting this winter

Bursting pipes

As temperatures dip below freezing, it's important to take the proper precautions to prevent pipes in your home from bursting. Springdale Water Utilities (SWU) has some recommendations for what you can do to help protect your home:

  • Winterize your outdoor f...
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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Springdale Water Utilities Recognized by Governor Hutchinson for Excellence

SWU and the Governor

Twenty-seven organizations from throughout the state were presented Arkansas Governor’s Quality Awards by Governor Asa Hutchinson during the 22nd Annual Awards Celebration for the Governor’s Quality Award Program on Tuesday evening, September 20 at the Ma...

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Springdale Water Utilities