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BMU Recognized for Reliability

  Bryan Municipal Utilities has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2016. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (, a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities. The Association helps members track outage and restoration data through its subscription-based eReliability [...]

Employment Opportunity

Bryan Municipal Utilities is currently accepting applications for: Director of Utilities. This position reports to a 5-member Board. Work involves planning, organizing and coordinating all utility functions for Electric Transmission and Distribution, Cable and Fiber Internet, Hydro, Fuel and Solar Generation, Water Distribution, Water Supply and Treatment, and Utility Engineering; [...]

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BMU Lineworkers honored for achievements at AMP Lineworker Rodeo

Bryan Municipal Utilities lineworkers received several awards at the American Municipal Power Lineworkers Rodeo competition held Saturday, August 27, at AMP headquarters in Columbus. More than 40 lineworkers competed in the rodeo, which featured three levels of competition: team, individual and apprentice. The events were designed to replicate actual lineworker [...]

BMU director resigns; Board prepares to search for replacement

Bryan Municipal Utilities Director Brian Carlin informed the Board of Public Affairs at special meeting on Monday that he is resigning in August. Carlin, who has been director since 2013, said that he has accepted another position in private industry. “The decision to leave Bryan Municipal Utilities after 22 years [...]

BMU kicks off National Drinking Water Week

Bryan Municipal Utilities and the American Water Works Association kicked off National Drinking Water Week today by highlighting the theme “Your water – to know it is to love it.” Water professionals across North America are urging consumers to consider the value of their water service and the importance [...]

BMU receives national recognition for reliable electric operations

Bryan Municipal Utilities has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®) designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. Brent McKinney, Director of Electric Transmission and Distribution at City Utilities of Springfield, Mo., and chair of APPA’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designees on [...]

Water Department begins spring hydrant flushing

Bryan Municipal Water Department is beginning its spring water main flushing program next week. The water crew will flush the larger transmission mains (12- and 16-inch) first and then, flush the smaller distribution lines on the side streets. “To flush the lines, we flow the hydrants for about 10 minutes [...]