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OMU celebrates Public Power Month with 5K Run/Walk, Giveaways

OMU is proud to join over 2,000 public utilities nationwide in celebrating our customer-owners. OMU will celebrate Public Power Month in a number of ways. Power Run/Walk OMU’s 10th Annual 5K Power Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 28. This annual event is open to both runners and walkers, featuring a flat/fast course. For…

OMU crews return after assisting post Hurricane Irma

OMU is proud to welcome home six of its line technicians. The six were part of restoration efforts in Florida following Hurricane Irma. Thank you! Leon Bratcher, Greg Richardson, Rod Daugherty, Lee Broadley, Sean Warren and Daniel Miller. The six left on Monday after Irma struck Florida, working with Gainesville Municipal Utilities to restore power…

Routine flushing of OMU water system to begin October 3

Owensboro Municipal Utilities’ crews will be conducting the utility’s semi-annual water line flush for city customers starting October 3. The flushing is expected to take approximately one week. Crews will be working between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. each of those days and will begin on the northeast end of the city and work south…

AWWA honors OMU water system

OMU’s water system was recognized recently by the American Water Works Association at its annual Kentucky-Tennessee Sectional meeting. AWWA honored OMU’s water distribution department with the Award of Excellence for Water Distribution Operation. Accepting the award is Water Distribution Supervisor Jody Gaddis. In addition, OMU’s production department earned the Award of Excellence for Water Treatment…

Naulty earns KMUA awards

The Kentucky Municipal Utility Association recently honored OMU General Manager Terry Naulty with two awards. Terry earned the David Versus Goliath Award for “his courage and tenacity in forming the joint action agency: KyMEA” and the First Electric Leadership honor for “exhibiting and exercising exceptional leadership.” KMUA represents 45 city-owned utilities which provide the essential…

Routine flushing of water system to begin May 8

  Owensboro Municipal Utilities crews will be conducting the utility’s semi-annual water line flush for city customers starting May 8. The flushing is expected to take approximately one week. Crews will be working between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. each of those days and will begin on the northeast end of the city and work…

Coming Soon! Transfer, cancel or sign-up for service online

OMU’s website has some new features! OMU customers can now transfer, cancel or sign-up for utility services online.  This new online option allows you flexibility when you need to alter your service. You can manage your account, pay your bill, and review your usage. When scheduling a service change, please do so three days prior to…

Winners of Earth Day Tree Giveaway selected

OMU selected winners of its Earth Day Tree Giveaway. Ten OMU customers were drawn randomly and will receive a gift certificate/voucher for a tree from a local nursery. OMU has a dedicated history of dedication to the urban forest in its community. By using specific trimming practices designed to protect the health of trees and…

Tree planting celebrates Arbor Day, honors OMU retirees

In honor of those employees who retired from OMU over the past few years, and to commemorate Arbor Day, we planted a tree at our Delivery Headquarters and Customer Service Center. This tree honors the dedication and service to our customers and our community. Thank you!

Celebrate Earth Day with OMU’s tree giveaway and recycling event

OMU is celebrating Earth Day with two unique events: Between now and April 21, customers can sign up to win one of 10 trees to be given away. Winners will be drawn on Monday, April 24 and will receive a voucher. Register to win by completing this form or calling 270-926-3200. In addition, OMU is again…