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OMU to celebrate Public Power Month

As part of a national observance, in October Owensboro Municipal Utilities is celebrating Public Power Month along with more than 2,000 other electric utilities whose communities provide their citizens electric services on a locally-owned, not-for-profit basis. OMU will honor its customer-owners throughout the month of October with a Customer Appreciation Day each Wednesday. Visitors to…

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Enter the OMU Holiday Lighting Contest

OMU, Community Development host festive annual event OMU and the City of Owensboro’s Neighborhood Alliance Program are hosting the annual Golden Santa Award. This unique residential holiday lighting contest carries with it not only bragging rights, but a $250 OMU gift certificate and a lighted yard sign.

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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