Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities

2021 Main Street | PO Box 417
Emmetsburg, IA 50536

Phone: 712.852.2550
Fax: 712.852.3744
Gas, Sewer, or Water Emergency: 712.480.2552 (On-call personnel)

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Office Staff
Lisa Gappa:  lgappa@emmetsburg.com
Jenna Shirk:  jshirk@emmetsburg.com
Kimberly Kibbie:  kkibbie@emmetsburg.com

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Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities is the agent that provides water, natural gas, and sewer services to the City of Emmetsburg. It is municipally owned and operated by the Municipal Utilities Board as established by the Emmetsburg City Council.


Pay By Phone:
Call toll-free 877-885-7968

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Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities
PO Box 417
Emmetsburg, IA 50536

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Statement of Purpose

The Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees was established by the City Council for the purpose of operating and maintaining a municipally-owned utility for the citizens of Emmetsburg, Iowa.

Gas, Water and Sewer Utilities are operated under the same guiding principles which follow:

  • To provide the highest quality and most reliable service possible, at the lowest reasonable costs, consistent with sound business practices.
  • To maintain adequate and necessary revenues and reserves, in order to provide and maintain up-to-date facilities and equipment.
  • To employ capable staff, with strong work ethics and high technical skills, and provide for their ongoing training, safety and equipment needs.
  • To strive for continued growth and development of both the utility and the community, utilizing all appropriate technologies, resources, and strategies.

Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meetings