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Our Story

Our Story

United Water & Sewer Co. is a family-owned company that has been in business since 1965.  Founded by James Spetz (“Big Jim’), the company was passed down to his three sons in 2003; Jeff, Jimmy and Jon (that’s also when we added a Plumbing Division).  Jimmy, Jeff and Jon have since retired and Jeff’s two sons Jesse and Nick now own the Company.


We are now a third generation family run business. Jesse and Nick run the outside utility crews. Jesse bids and oversees every project in the field while Nick helps run the crews. United Water & Sewer operates today with the same values that were passed down from their grandfather “Big Jim”; work hard and always treat Contractors and employees fairly and honestly and you will retain those relationships for years to come. We are proud to have 20 full-time employees who continue to keep our family’s legacy alive. Thank you to our clients, customers, employees, friends and family who have supported us all these years.


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Water/Sewer/ Storm Utilities:

We have over 58 years of experience and success in many facets of outside utility construction from small repairs to new services, thousand dollars projects to million dollar projects.  We install sanitary sewer lines, storm sewer lines, water lines, storm filtration systems, storm retention systems and we also do storm tank inspections.  Our underground utility services use the latest technology to ensure your project is a success.

Past Projects

We work with various General Contractors and have never taken on a project that we could not complete in a timely manner. A sampling of the projects we have worked on are listed below:

- US Bank Stadium
- Walgreens (various locations)
- Sonic (various locations)

- Walser Subaru
- Walser Buick Pontiac
- Hiawatha Maint. Facility
- Ellipse on Excelsior
- West Broadway Curve
- Amber Apartments
- Lexington Station
- Home 2 University
- Lydia Apartments

- Tires Plus
- Caliber Collision
- Parkway Place
- Mill City District Apartments
​- Brausen Automotive
- Sabathani Senior Housing

- Urban Park Apartments
- Olive Garden
- 8th Street Apartments

- Hiway Credit Union
- 100 Hennepin
- Hawthorne Eco-Village


We are a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) through the Central CERT Program recognized by Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Contact Us

Contact Us

17700 113th Avenue North, Dayton, MN 55369

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