News & Information

Delivery engineers visit solar farm

OMU Delivery Engineering Manager Austin McLimore and Senior Transmission and Distribution Engineer Joe Janes visited IMPA’s solar farm along with area Sierra Club members, Owensboro City Commissioner Bob Glenn and several others. The 1 MW facility, one of 10 operated by IMPA, is located on approximately five acres and cost approximately $2.9 million to build.…

Outage planned in Tamarack/Poet area

Please note: Due to weather forecasts, this project has been postponed until next week: In order to maintain reliable electric service to our customers, OMU must perform periodic maintenance of its system. One of these jobs is tree trimming. During the wind storms we experienced in April, it came to our attention that a large…

System upgrades may interrupt internet services

One of OMU’s internet providers will be upgrading their system on Thursday, March 31 between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. This will affect service very briefly to both commercial and residential customers. We appreciate your patience. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our OMUfibernet team by calling 270-926-3200.

Hillcrest Tank gets a fresh look

You may have noticed that the Hillcrest Water Tank got a new look. The tank recently got a fresh coat of paint and features the OMU logo.

Tamarack Road lane closures Wednesday through Friday

An OMU contractor will be working to repair a sidewalk at Tamarack Road and Frederica Street. As a result, the eastbound lane of Tamarack will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16 and reopened by the end of the day on Friday, March 18. No turns will be permitted onto Tamarack from Frederica.…

OMU app places payment options, utility updates at your fingertips

Owensboro Municipal Utilities (OMU) announced the launch of its mobile app. The app, developed by Red Pixel Studios, features: Easy online bill payment Historical usage and billing data and graphs Timely system status updates Text alert and notification options Useful news and information Helpful information about OMU and its services “This will be another useful…

Tamarack Road lane to be closed

The westbound lane of Tamarack Road, nearest Frederica, will be closed Tuesday, February 9 through Friday, February 12 to allow OMU contractors to replace a large transmission pole at the intersection. Detours will be clearly marked and direct traffic to Scherm Road and Lewis Lane. Truck traffic will be directed to Southtown Boulevard and Carter Road.…

Customer Service Center to close at noon

Due to worsening weather, OMU’s Customer Service Center will close at noon today. Crews will remain on standby to address any storm related issues or outages. Please avoid driving if at all possible and take care when you do.

OMU, Neighborhood Alliances host annual lighting contest

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…

OMU offices closed over Thanksgiving holiday

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, OMU’s Customer Service Center will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. Our offices will reopen on November 30. We wish you and your family a safe and happy Thanksgiving.