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AWWA honors OMU water system

OMU’s water system was recognized recently by the American Water Works Association at its annual Kentucky-Tennessee Sectional meeting. AWWA honored OMU’s water distribution department with the Award of Excellence for Water Distribution Operation. Accepting the award is Water Distribution Supervisor Jody Gaddis. In addition, OMU’s production department earned the Award of Excellence for Water Treatment…

Naulty earns KMUA awards

The Kentucky Municipal Utility Association recently honored OMU General Manager Terry Naulty with two awards. Terry earned the David Versus Goliath Award for “his courage and tenacity in forming the joint action agency: KyMEA” and the First Electric Leadership honor for “exhibiting and exercising exceptional leadership.” KMUA represents 45 city-owned utilities which provide the essential…

Routine flushing of water system to begin May 8

  Owensboro Municipal Utilities crews will be conducting the utility’s semi-annual water line flush for city customers starting May 8. 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…

Coming Soon! Transfer, cancel or sign-up for service online

OMU’s website has some new features! OMU customers can now transfer, cancel or sign-up for utility services online.  This new online option allows you flexibility when you need to alter your service. You can manage your account, pay your bill, and review your usage. When scheduling a service change, please do so three days prior to…

Winners of Earth Day Tree Giveaway selected

OMU selected winners of its Earth Day Tree Giveaway. Ten OMU customers were drawn randomly and will receive a gift certificate/voucher for a tree from a local nursery. OMU has a dedicated history of dedication to the urban forest in its community. By using specific trimming practices designed to protect the health of trees and…

Tree planting celebrates Arbor Day, honors OMU retirees

In honor of those employees who retired from OMU over the past few years, and to commemorate Arbor Day, we planted a tree at our Delivery Headquarters and Customer Service Center. This tree honors the dedication and service to our customers and our community. Thank you!

Celebrate Earth Day with OMU’s tree giveaway and recycling event

OMU is celebrating Earth Day with two unique events: Between now and April 21, customers can sign up to win one of 10 trees to be given away. Winners will be drawn on Monday, April 24 and will receive a voucher. Register to win by completing this form or calling 270-926-3200. In addition, OMU is again…

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…