Celebrate National Drinking Water Week, May 5-11

OMU will join with other public water utilities across the nation to celebrate National Drinking Water Week, May 5 through 11. This celebration is an opportunity to be reminded of the benefits of having a source of water that is safe, reliable, and affordable. For more than 120 years, OMU has delivered water to not…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on May 2

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold a special meeting of the Commission by video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, May 2, 2024, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826. The meeting will be held in person, but will also be conducted by video teleconference, pursuant to the…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on Jan. 18

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its regular meeting of the Commission by video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, January 18, 2024, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826. The meeting will be held in person, but will also be conducted by video teleconference, pursuant to the…

2023 Holiday Lighting Contest winner announced

OMU and the City of Owensboro Neighborhood Alliances hosted our annual holiday lighting contest. The competition recognizes residents in our community who go the extra mile to make the holiday season a little brighter. Winners earn bragging rights, an illuminated sign, and a $250 gift certificate. They are honored by both OMU and the City…

OMU launching text message system for reporting, receiving outage info

OMU will launch an enhanced electric service management system on Tuesday, December 5 that will enable customers to report outages via text and receive updates via their mobile phone. Customers with a valid mobile number connected to their account will receive a text outlining this new service. For those who have not updated their phone…

OMU expanding internet service northward

OMU is entering the final phase of its residential internet expansion, as we begin underground and overhead installation efforts in the northern areas of Owensboro. As a result of this expansion, all residents in OMU’s service area will have access to affordable high-speed internet by the summer of 2024. Beginning this month, residents in this…

OMUfibernet to undergo routine maintenance

During the month of November, OMU’s Fibernet system will undergo routine maintenance. We do not anticipate that these updates will interrupt service to customers. Maintenance will occur between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Tuesday and Sunday mornings beginning this weekend. On November 5, you may notice the light on your Optical Network Terminal (the black…

Routine flushing of OMU water system begins October 23

Owensboro Municipal Utilities crews will be conducting the utility’s semi-annual water line flush for city customers starting October 23. 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 Public Power Week

As a resident of Owensboro, you live in a public power community, which means you own your electric, water, and telecommunications utility. It means you benefit from affordable and reliable services, a customer-focused philosophy, and a utility that cares about the overall well-being and growth of your community. Each year OMU joins over 2,000 other…

OMU earns 95% customer satisfaction rating

In an independent survey, Owensboro Municipal Utilities recently received a 95% customer satisfaction rating for Fiscal Year 2023. Thank you! The survey also provides useful information regarding our services and ways to better serve our customers including which billing options are most convenient, the best ways to communicate OMU news, and ideas for better service.…