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SmallIndianaSalem is located in scenic Southern Indiana just 35 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky and less than 100 miles south of Indianapolis, Indiana. Salem is a great place to live and make a living. We have high achieving public schools, and a wide variety of community activities. Salem also has a strong and diverse economic base. If you're a visitor to Salem, we hope you will take note of our many unique and historic destinations. As a city, Salem has retained much of its small town flavor, a flavor that is enhanced by the city’s tree-lined streets, stately old homes and a friendly atmosphere that has been nurtured and handed down through the generations.

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City of Salem Mayor, Justin Green, is pleased to announce the new implementation of the Reach Alarm System for the City of Salem. This system will allow critical information to be shared with Salem residents in a timely manner. Boil water advisories, broken water lines or other emergencies in the city will be shared by Reach Alert to help keep our community safe and informed.

“The recent water events we experienced prompted us to take action to implement this alert system. We want to make sure residents can stay up to date on emergencies and other important information,” said Mayor Green.

Mayor Green would like to encourage every household to sign up to receive these important alerts. You may sign up to receive these alerts from the City of Salem in any of the following manners: text message, voice call, and or email. Each household can register up to 4 phone numbers and 4 email addresses. All you need to do is:

1. Go to www.reachalert.com and click on Sign up.

2. Enter Salem as the network name.

3. Follow the prompts and enter your preferred contact information.

4. Select Resident or Business

If you opt to receive text alerts, Reach Alert will send a text message to your cell phone immediately upon completion of your registration. Please enter the 4-digit number on the registration screen and then click the word VALIDATE. If you do not receive this message, please call Reach Alert.

If you do not have access to a computer or if you experience any difficulty registering, please contact REACH Alert at (877) 307-9313 or call water utility office at (812) 883-3937.