Newton launches new alert System

Wichita - A new community alert notification system has been launched for the city of Newton.  It will alert residents by text, e-mail or phone for local emergency situations and relevant community advisories. 

City Manager, Bob Myers said "We think this system will be a fantastic tool for keeping residents informed and safe."

The City plans to send out information in the following instances:

  • Urgent matters that could affect life and property, such as severe weather warnings, police and fire activity boil orders and public health emergencies.
  • Advisories regarding water main breaks, major road closures, trash pickup delays, and other important service information.
  • Community messages including everyday news and holiday trash schedule reminders.

Residents can customize their alert setting, and there is no cost.  Alert settings can be changed at www.nixle.com and creating a user profile.

There are several ways to register:

  1. Text 67114 to 888-777 from your mobile phone
  2. Visit newtonkansas.com
  3. Visit nixle.com
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