Return to News

January News & Updates

Board of Directors Approve 2024 Budget. M.U.D.’s 2024 budget, which was approved at the December Board of Directors meeting, continues to fund investments in critical infrastructure and people to ensure the public utility is positioned to meet ever-growing demands. Also approved were changes to the natural gas and water rates, with a total annual average residential gas and water bill projected to decrease 7%. Read the press release here.

Annual Event Benefits Utility Assistance. Join us at the 17th annual Heat the Streets Run & Walk for Warmth on Saturday, March 2. The event raises funds to support utility assistance programs for M.U.D. and Omaha Public Power District customers. Participants may register for a timed 10K, timed 5K, untimed run/walk or participate virtually. Donations and sponsorship opportunities are also available. Learn more and register at

Winter Water Use Impacts Sewer Fees. Did you know the amount of water you use during the December through March billing period is used to help calculate your sewer fees? M.U.D. is the billing agent that invoices and collects sewer use fees and provides them back to the various municipalities. This eliminates duplication, resulting in a cost savings to both sewer users and M.U.D. ratepayers. Click here to learn more.

West Dodge Pump Station Officially Dedicated. In mid-November, President Mark Doyle and Board Vice Chair Jim Begley officially opened the West Dodge Pump Station, located just south of 153rd and Dodge Street. The facility, which went into service last summer, represents the District’s latest investment in infrastructure. Read more here.

Serving the Community at Every Turn. M.U.D. employees and retirees joined forces for the annual Community Giving Drive, which raises funds to support the United Way of the Midlands and our Home Fund utility assistance program. All together, more than $108,000 was raised for the community.