City Representatives Take Electric Issues to Capitol Hill

Pictured left to right: Bryan Board of Public Affairs Member Karen Ford, Bryan City Mayor Carrie Schlade, Bryan Municipal Utilities Operations Manager Dawn Fitzcharles City Representatives Take Electric Issues to Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.)—Mayor Carrie Schlade and BMU representatives recently met with federal legislators in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues impacting local electric [...]

By |2020-02-27T15:58:37-05:00February 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avoiding Utility Scams

BMU has been made aware of scammers calling customers threatening shut off unless they pay via phone immediately. Recent calls have claimed to have work order numbers and very specific information. BMU and the Bryan City Clerk's Office will NEVER call for payment. Here are some tips to keep you safe and be sure to [...]

By |2019-11-18T15:28:35-05:00November 18th, 2019|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 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
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