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April News & Updates

Annual Fundraiser Sets Two Records. Two records were broken at the 17th annual Heat the Streets Run & Walk for Warmth. A record 1,055 people registered for the run and/or walk and more than $175,000 was raised through registration, donations and sponsorships. One-hundred percent of proceeds benefit the utility assistance programs for M.U.D. and Omaha Public Power District. Read more about the event here and visit to see a complete list of event sponsors.

Call Before You Dig — It’s the Law. Temperatures are warming and outdoor projects are increasing. Nebraska law requires anyone who digs to submit a locate request by calling 811 or visiting before putting your shovel to the ground. Click here to learn more about safe digging.

Help Reduce System Load With Odd/Even Watering. To even out early morning spikes in demand, we are requesting all customers use the following odd/even watering schedule this spring and summer. You will be helping to ensure our system operates more efficiently, and making this simple change can save you money and improve affordability for all customer-owners. Plus, limiting outdoor water use until mid-April will save you on sewer fees. For more information and tips to save on your water bill, click here.

Infrastructure Replacement Program Progress Report. District crews and contractors continued replacing critical gas and water infrastructure in 2023. Read about our progress here, which includes a link to an interactive map showing where projects are happening in the community.