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Register Now: OMU Power Run/Walk September 21

OMU will kick off its October Public Power Month activities with its annual 5K Power Run/Walk on September 21. The event has been moved up in anticipation of better weather and as to not coincide with other community events. The Power Run/Walk is perfect for both runners and walkers, as the course is flat and…

OMU participates in Estes Careers on Wheels event

OMU was proud to be a part of the annual Estes Elementary School Careers on Wheels event recently. Employees Kevin Bowlds and Ryan Meade welcomed attendees and talked about OMU-related careers as well as provided a bucket truck tour.

Routine flushing of OMU water system to begin May 13

Owensboro Municipal Utilities crews will be conducting the utility’s semi-annual water line flush for city customers starting May 13. 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…

OMU celebrates National Drinking Water Week

OMU, along with other public utilities across the nation will celebrate the benefits of an accessible, safe and ample water supply May 6–10, 2019. As you may know, Owensboro is fortunate to have an ample supply of water thanks to an underground aquifer. This water is then treated by OMU and provided to not only…

Utility Commission approves measures to lower customer electric bills

In its regular monthly meeting, the OMU Utility Commission approved measures that would result in a electric bill decrease for its customers beginning June 1, 2019.This plan now go before the Owensboro City Commission for two public readings.  The Utility Commission approved parts of a three-pronged approach to stabilizing rates and decreasing the customers’ bills…

Lighting contest winners announced

Congratulations to Tammy and Danny St. Clair at 201 Martin Way. Their home was selected from among 20 entries in the Christmas lighting contest hosted by OMU and the City of Owensboro. The St. Clairs win not only bragging rights, but also a $250 OMU gift certificate, a lighted sign and professional photographs of their…

Fraud Alert: Scammers target OMU customers

Scammers are targeting OMU customers, particularly small business owners.  Scammers are often able to spoof phone numbers and may call in on a line that appears to be from OMU. When in doubt, hang up with the caller, call 270-926-3200 and talk to an OMU customer service representative about your account. Do not provide personal…

Lighting contest nominees sought

Christmas decorations are already going up all over Owensboro! And we want to honor those that take the time, channel their creativity and brave the cold to make their home a lighting masterpiece. OMU and the City of Owensboro’s Neighborhood Alliance Program are hosting the annual Golden Santa Award. This unique residential holiday lighting contest…

OMUfibernet connects 500th customer

Catherine Riney is OMU’s 500th fiber-to-the-home customer. To learn more about OMU’s home internet services and to see if they are available in your area: Catherine Riney is OMU’s 500th fiber-to-the-home customer. For more information about OMU’s residential internet services and to see if they are available in your area, visit here.