OMU celebrates Public Power Month October event includes small appliance, LED light bulb giveaways

Each October, OMU joins more than 2,000 other community-owned utilities to celebrate Public Power Month. This celebration is an opportunity for us to recognize the importance of having a publicly owned and operated utility, such as OMU, serving our community. OMU has provided electric and water utilities for more than 120 years, adding telecommunications and internet offerings in 1997. As part of this celebration, customers visiting our Customer Service Center…

OMUfibernet speeds double at no cost to customers

In its regular meeting on Thursday, September 16, the OMU Utility Commission approved the doubling of internet speeds for almost all OMUfibernet customers at no additional cost. OMU recently increased its bandwidth and is sharing that capacity with its internet subscribers. This will not include 1000Mbps customers who already receive the highest speeds available with current technology. OMU provides three levels of internet including enterprise, small business and residential, as…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on Sept. 19

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, September 19, 2021, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on August 19

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, August 19, 2021, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…

City Utility Commission special meeting available by video teleconference on May 21

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Friday, May 21, 2021, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…

Customer Service Center Lobby open

The lobby at OMU’s Customer Service Center on Tamarack Road is open. Visitors are required to wear masks and social distance.   Payment options such as our online customer portal at omu.org and pay-by phone (by calling 270-926-3200), will help you avoid the line.

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on May 6

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, May 6, 2021, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…

Report provides information about your drinking water

For over 120 years, Owensboro Municipal Utilities has provided water to over 58,000 residents in the city of Owensboro. We also distribute water to three districts that serve the remainder of Daviess County and customers in some surrounding counties. Owensboro Municipal Utilities’ mission is to serve our community by providing reliable and quality utility services at the most economical cost, and we never forget that commitment.     At OMU, we…

Spring water line flushing begins April 26

Owensboro Municipal Utilities crews will be conducting the utility’s semi-annual water line flush for city customers starting April 26. 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 and west. The crews will open fire hydrants throughout the water system as part of the…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on April 15

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, April 15, 2021, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…