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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.

Summer Heat May Bring Higher Utility Bills

Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) says customers may see higher summer utility bills as a result of July warm temperatures.   “BMU tracks local cooling degree days (CDDs) to help assess weather-related impacts on customer electric use and, ultimately, bills,” according to BMU Operations Manager Dawn Fitzcharles. “Cooling degree days are calculated using the number of [...]

By |2019-08-09T09:20:26-04:00August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dangers of posting signs on poles

It may seem innocent enough, but putting garage sale signs, birthday party balloons, lost pet posters, advertisements or other items on utility poles creates serious safety hazards. Staples, nails and tacks used to hang signs—as well as the signs themselves—pose dangers to lineworkers who must climb poles when restoring power or while performing routine maintenance. [...]

By |2019-07-30T14:31:48-04:00July 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Local municipal electric utilities ask for customer conservation Friday

As temperatures remain in the 90s across the eastern United States this week, Bryan Municipal Utilities, Montpelier Utilities and Edgerton Utilities  ask their electric customers to voluntarily reduce electric use from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 19, to avoid additional capacity and transmission charges that may otherwise end up in future electric [...]

By |2019-07-19T11:28:38-04:00July 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BMU to issue peak alerts to help trim electric bills

Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) Summer is here and 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 [...]

By |2019-06-26T13:19:10-04:00June 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Townline Road Water Main Project Begins June 21

Townline Road Water Main Project Begins June 21   Bryan, Ohio—Bryan Municipal Utilities’ Townline Road Water Main Replacement Project is scheduled to begin Friday, June 21, at the intersection of High Street and Townline Road. The Project includes installation of approximately 4,400 feet of 12-inch water main, seven fire hydrants and 30 water service lines [...]

By |2019-06-21T08:57:52-04:00June 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Hydrant Flushing begins on April 25

  Fire hydrants throughout the city of Bryan are flushed and serviced annually. This year, the process will begin on April 25 and will continue through the end of May depending on the weather. Crews will be flushing hydrants neighborhood by neighborhood. We ask that residents in the refrain from washing laundry between the hours [...]

By |2019-04-22T14:01:58-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BMU Recognized as Reliable Public Power Provider

  Shown front left to right with the award are Jackie P, Matt K., Sylvia R., (Back) Adam B., Al S., Jim C. Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) has earned Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) in recognition of the municipal utility providing reliable and safe electric [...]

By |2019-04-15T14:26:41-04:00April 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NATIONAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SAFETY PRACTICES

Bryan Municipal Utilities has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2018. The utility earned a 1st place award in the category for utilities with 30,000 to 59,999 worker-hours of annual worker exposure. Keith Cutshall, Chair of the Association’s Safety Committee and Safety Director at Clarksville Department [...]

By |2019-04-05T10:29:52-04:00April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cooler Temperatures May Bring Higher Electric Bills

Cooler Temperatures May Bring Higher Electric Bills   Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) customers may see increased electric bills as a result of colder January temperatures. Colder weather typically leads to increased operating hours for home heating systems and often results in higher electric bills. It requires more energy to maintain your home at 72 degrees [...]

By |2019-02-04T15:36:43-04:00February 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments