About Us

Owensboro Municipal Utilities is the largest municipal electric and water system in Kentucky with more than 26,000 electric, 24,000 water and 160 telecommunications customers.

Since 1900, OMU has delivered water and electricity to the citizens of Owensboro. In 1997, the locally-owned and operated utility began offering Internet services to commercial customers. In 2014, OMU began to offer telephone service to direct internet (fiber) customers.

Our Mission

Owensboro Municipal Utilities’ mission is to serve our community by providing reliable and quality utility services at the most economical cost.

OMU takes pride in being a municipally-owned utility. Our employees are active in the community, involved in everything from coaching little league baseball to serving on the boards of various vital non-profit agencies in Owensboro-Daviess County.