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Routine flushing of water system starts October 25

Owensboro Municipal Utilities crews will be conducting the utility’s semi-annual water line flush for city customers starting October 25. 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…

Celebrate Public Power Month with OMU

OMU is public power As part of a national celebration in October, Owensboro Municipal Utilities is marking Public Power Month along with more than 2,000 other electric utilities that provide electric service to their communities on a locally-owned, not-for-profit basis. What is public power? Simply put, public power is community power. That means the decisions…

Boil Water Advisory lifted for customers near Plant A Treatment Facility

OMU water crews installed two 20-inch valves which will help isolate mains in the area across from the Plant A treatment facility and reduce our reliance on the cast-iron piping leaving that facility. In addition, the expansion of the Cavin Water Plant will eliminate the need for the older plant which will be closed upon…

Area near Plant A water facility will be without water while crews replace valves

On Wednesday, September 18, approximately 350 customers located across from OMU’s Plant A Water Treatment Facility will be without water while crews replace two 20-inch valves. Work will begin at 2:30 p.m. and is expected to be off until 6:30 p.m. Please note that due to this work, there will be a boil water advisory…

Watch a time lapse video of the Cavin Water Treatment Facility expansion

The project is on schedule and on budget The expansion of Owensboro Municipal Utility’s Cavin Water Treatment Facility is on budget and on schedule despite a very rainy summer. This $46 million project will expand the facility from a capacity of 10 million gallons per day to 30 million gallons and enable OMU to shut…

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…