Please note: The following message is being shared by the City of Brookings on behalf of Brookings Municipal Utilities/Swiftel Communications.
Press Release: Brookings Municipal Utilities/Swiftel Communications to close offices and facilities to the public.
As a precautionary measure based on CDC recommendations of social distancing for the COVID-19 pandemic, Brookings Municipal Utilities/Swiftel Communications has made the decision to close the offices located at 525 Western Avenue, 415 4th Street and 1303 Trail Ridge Road to the general public at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020. The intention of this closure is precautionary out of consideration for the health and safety of Brookings residents. The offices will tentatively plan on re-opening on Monday, April 6th, 2020. This re-open date is subject to change based on local conditions.
Brookings Municipal Utilities/Swiftel Communications will continue to operate during this time. Customers are being asked to contact departments and offices via phone, email and by utilizing online services. The drive-up window located at 525 Western Avenue will be available to the public, as well as the payment drop box, both located on the North side of the building. Brookings Municipal Utility customers may also pay their bill by going to the website www.brookingsutilities.com or pay by phone at 605-697-8468. All general service inquiries may contact 605-692-6325. To report an electrical or water outage, contact 605-697-8418. Swiftel Communications customers can also pay their bill at http://swiftel.net/. Technical support questions may contact 605-696-4357.
Brookings Municipal Utilities/Swiftel Communications would like to thank customers for their understanding and patience during this time. The health and safety of our customers and employees is our utmost priority.