About BMU

Bryan Municipal Utilities is a customer-owned, non-profit municipal utility providing the best quality water, electric, and communications services to the residents of Bryan, Ohio.

BMU Cable and Internet Look to the Future

Since its inception in 1998, the Communications Department at Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) has provided quality cable and internet services to the residents of the City of Bryan. We offer quality programming for our customers to enjoy, while also providing high-speed internet services to allow advanced communication to family, friends, and businesses across the country [...]

2021-03-29T13:26:04-04:00February 16th, 2021|

BMU issues first peak alert of the season to reduce electric bills.

“How many businesses do you know that ask you to use less and conserve the product they sell?” asked Director of Utilities Nathan Gardner. It’s unusual to say the least, but here’s why. Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) power supply costs are based on the City’s total electric demand during the five greatest annual Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland [...]

2021-02-04T15:58:33-05:00February 4th, 2021|

In cold weather, the potential for burst pipes is high.

In cold weather, the potential for burst pipes is high, and the results of frozen and burst pipes often result in extensive and costly property damage. Preventive Maintenance Disconnect, remove and store outdoor hoses. Close all inside valves supplying outdoor hose facets. Place an insulating dome or other covering on outdoor faucets and spigots. The Red [...]

2021-02-03T09:38:17-05:00February 3rd, 2021|

BMU promotes Schultz to Water Superintendent

Bryan Board of Public Affairs approved the recommendation to promote Derek Schultz to Water Superintendent effective November 30, 2020. Derek has served as the Water Treatment Supervisor since 2013, possesses an Ohio EPA Class III water supply license, a valid Operator Training Committee of Ohio Backflow certification, and an Ohio EPA Microbiological analyst certification. Derek [...]

2020-11-17T17:09:27-05:00November 17th, 2020|

Public Power Drive-In Movie Night – October 10

  Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) celebrates Public Power Week (#PublicPowerWeek) October 4-10 with more than 2,000 community-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electric service to 49 million Americans.   “We’ve certainly seen our share of challenges this year,” said BMU Director of Utilities, Nathan Gardner “But we continue to pull together with a common [...]

2020-09-24T10:26:05-04:00September 22nd, 2020|

Bryan Board of Public Affairs Hires Director of Utilities

The Bryan Board of Public Affairs announces the promotion of, Nathan Gardner, to Director of Utilities for Bryan Municipal Utilities. Gardner graduated from Northwest State Community College with a Mechanical Engineering degree.  In addition, he possesses a State of Ohio Environment Protection Agency (OEPA) Class III Water certification.  Gardner has over 18 years of professional [...]

2020-08-18T17:07:01-04:00August 18th, 2020|

Saving Energy as Temps Rise

During the hottest and the coldest months of the year, bills will fluctuate to reflect an increase in consumption as a result of the air conditioning or heating systems operating more and lawn irrigation systems. “COVID-19 impacted BMU with a decline in Industrial and Commercial sales,” said Fitzcharles “but with customers staying and/or working around [...]

2020-06-26T08:30:55-04:00June 26th, 2020|

BMU to resume utility disconnections

Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) Utility disconnections for Bryan utility customers who don’t pay their bills have been suspended since March 16, 2020. BMU temporarily suspended utility disconnections for non-payment and waived late penalties in response to COVID-19 to lessen the burden on those affected by the pandemic. BMU will resume disconnects for unpaid utilities on [...]

2020-06-11T09:20:33-04:00June 11th, 2020|

BMU to issue peak alerts to help trim electric bills

Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) will again ask for customer assistance in managing peak electric demands during periods of hot, humid weather this summer in an effort to save money on local electric bills. A significant portion of BMU’s power supply cost is based on how much electricity the community uses during peak demand periods. These [...]

2020-06-10T12:54:12-04:00June 10th, 2020|
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