News & Information

OMU Presented Governor’s Safety and Health Award

  Customer Service Center employees worked 503,914 hours without a lost time injury or illness Owensboro, Ky. (Dec. 15, 2016) – Labor Cabinet Deputy Secretary Mike Nemes visited Owensboro Municipal Utilities (OMU) today to present a Governor’s Safety and Health Award for working 503,914 consecutive hours without a lost time injury or illness. “I wish to…

OMU hosts annual lighting contest, entries needed

OMU and the city’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. Entries will be judged on originality, use of light, color, design and movement. Judging will take place…

Routine flushing of water system to begin October 10

Owensboro Municipal Utilities crews will be conducting the utility’s semi-annual water line flush for city customers starting October 10. 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…

Apollo Heights project to improve reliability, accessibility

In an effort to enhance reliability and provide facility accessibility, OMU will be working in the Apollo Heights area over the next several months. This project will include moving OMU facilities and lines from rear to street-side easements. Beginning July 18, crews will be insite and working in rear easements as well as in front…

July 9: Hillcrest area water customers may notice decrease in pressure

  Update: Due to strong storms and heavy rain, the Hillcrest area project is postponed. Customers in the Hillcrest area may notice a decrease in water pressure beginning at 3 p.m. today. A car struck a nearby pole in the Kenergy service territory earlier today. Repairs to this pole will affect, for a short period of…

Avoid utility scam with these tips

Scammers often target utility customer. Caller identification isn’t always a defense as often scammers can “ghost” or block their number. Whenever you receive a call from someone identifying as an OMU representative and have doubts or concerns, hang up and call us directly at 270-926-3200. For more information, this webpage could provide useful tips.

OMU offices closed Monday

In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, OMU’s offices will be closed. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31.

OMUfibernet maintenance work completed

The OMUfibernet team will conduct a maintenance update on Thursday, May 19 beginning at 6 p.m. This will project, which will increase and enhance reliability of OMU’s fiber system, could interrupt internet service. This interruption could last as long as four hours. We apologize for the inconvenience and are grateful for your patience. Update: The OMUfibernet maintenance…

OMU phone system offline for maintenance

Beginning at 8:30 this evening, OMU’s phone system will be offline for maintenance for approximately four hours. If you have an emergency, please call 911. We apologize for this inconvenience.