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…

OMU recognized as reliable Public Power provider

OMU earned the APPA’s highest designation for reliable and safe electric service OMU has once again earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)®  Diamond designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. The RP3 designation, which lasts for three years, recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate proficiency in four key disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Criteria include sound business practices and…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on March 18

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, March 18, 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…

Here is how the Kentucky Eviction Relief Fund can assist with your utility bill

The Governor of Kentucky recently approved a Healthy at Home Eviction and Utility Relief Fund to assist Kentuckians in need with rent and utility assistance. While this process is still being updated, there are some important points that may help you through the application and assistance process. As a reminder: To complete an application for these funds, visit https://teamkyhherf.ky.gov/ This is not an OMU administered program and the application for…

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

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, February 18, 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…