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.

Downtown Revitalization Report to Community

Where: Bryan Moose Family Center Date: November 29, 2018 Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. What: Under the sponsorship of the Bryan Development Foundation (BDF), a Downtown Assessment Resource Team (D.A.R.T.) from Heritage Ohio traveled to Bryan and evaluated Bryan’s central business district. The assessment has been conducted and the D.A.R.T. team is ready to [...]

By |2018-11-28T10:09:17-04:00November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Auglaize River set to be lowered at hydro dam

      Our Summer has moved on and we say goodbye to the warm weather and water recreation. Summer 2018 proved to be a very good year for generation at the Auglaize Plant. We were able to generate during all of the peak energy usage days without adversely effecting river levels. Rain at just [...]

By |2018-10-25T13:54:07-04:00October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t Let Trees Cause Problems with Power Lines

Trees can provide your home with beauty, shade to boost your energy efficiency, and a natural way to reduce your carbon footprint. However, if those trees are planted in the wrong location in your yard, they can also be expensive to maintain and even dangerous. The Energy Education Council’s Safe Electricity program shares tips on [...]

By |2018-09-12T14:58:12-04:00September 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DRINKING WATER NOTICE

  DRINKING WATER NOTICE   Monitoring requirements were not met for Bryan City  We are required to monitor your drinking water for specific contaminants on a regular basis. Results of regular monitoring are an indicator of whether or not your drinking water meets health standards. During May 2018 did not complete all monitoring or testing [...]

By |2018-07-16T15:12:43-04:00July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Heat May Bring Higher Utility Bills

Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) says customers may see higher summer utility bills as a result of continued warmer 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 degrees [...]

By |2018-07-17T12:55:51-04:00July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

West Bryan Street Water Main Replacement to Begin July 12

Media Release   July 10, 2018   For Immediate Release   For additional information contact: Nathan Gardner Engineering Supervisor Email: ngardner@cityofbryan.com Phone: 419.633.6140   Bryan Municipal Utilities’ (BMU) West Bryan Street Water Main Replacement Project is tentatively slated to begin on Thursday, July 12. The project area includes West Bryan Street from Vine Street to [...]

By |2018-07-10T16:12:43-04:00July 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Auglaize Hydroelectric Plant Receives PUCO Certification

The Auglaize Hydroelectric Plant is located on the Auglaize River southwest of Defiance, Ohio. The facility, constructed in 1912, was purchased by Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) in 1996 as a long-term, zero-emissions power supply resource. In 2017, the Auglaize Hydroelectric Plant achieved its second highest yearly energy production, generating enough electricity to supply the annual [...]

By |2018-06-07T09:57:50-04:00June 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BMU experiences system-wide electric service interruption

  At 11:11 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, service to all Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) electric customers was interrupted. Crews were immediately dispatched to investigate the cause of the service interruption. It was determined that last night’s adverse weather caused a windborne tree limb to come in contact with a lightning arrestor, causing a short [...]

By |2018-06-01T11:26:36-04:00June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments